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Auction: 178 - Lot number: 251 << Previous   Next >>

Category: Postal History

Description: 1851 mourning cover to Ireland "Overland" rated "1/-" with a poor strike of the crowned Perth handstamp unusually in black & a largely fine strike of the large oval 'SHIP-LETTER/[crown]/WESTERN AUSTRALIA/PAID' handstamp in red, charged "2/2" on arrival, Dublin transit b/s in red & 'LEIGHLINBRIDGE' arrival b/s in blue. [This is a very early mourning cover from WA. Dr Walkley had only one in the pre-stamp period, of 1854, to the same addressee]

Listed in: Ship Mail , Postmarks , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , Mourning Covers , IRELAND , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , Postal History , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Online Bidding for Lot: 251

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Item was sold for: $500.00