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TASMANIA


507

O

B

1857-67 Double-Lined Numeral Watermarks4d pale blue SG 36 horizontal strip of 6 (= 2/-), margins in places, "Port Arthur/3 10 57" manuscript cancellation. Impressive.

150.00

$480.00



TASMANIA - Postal History






545

C

B

1855(June) part town-letter to "FC Smith/Postmaster General/Hobarton" with exceptional franking of Couriers 1d pale blue SG 3 - an enormous example with margins good to huge & almost complete 'Printed by H & C Bes[t]' Imprint, Cat 1300++ x6+ on cover - irregularly cancelled with a light strike of the 'PRE-PAID' datestamp of Hobart in red overstruck with & tied by very fine First Allocation BN '61', minor soiling. Ex Koichi Sato, Tatiana and Trevor Hiscock. RPSofV Certificate (2016).

Extensive docketing on both sides: on the top-flap "Referred to Mr Young for his information"; partial notation within indicating the sender was "the prisoner Samuel" & that the letter was "detained in the accts office for some time..." & signed "Thos Barnard/Postmaster/14 6 55"; and on the side-flap "requested to be returned".

4000.00

$6,500.00




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