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Lot# 3718 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3718 Western Australia

    Coolgardie Cycle Express 1895/96: The James Healy 1 s. blue used on 1896 cover addressed to Sydney, tied by "Per COOLGARDIE CYCLE EXPRESS CO., / HUNT STREET" in violet and by fine NORSEMAN / WA circular datestamp (Sept 29) in black. The cover has had the Western Australia adhesives removed (probably four Swan ½ d. values), and is struck on reverse with 'Esperanza / WA' cds (Oct 4) and Sydney arrival cds (Oct 15) in black. The sole recorded outwards Cycle Express cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Gartner.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF