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Auction: 178 - Lot number: 277 << Previous   Next >>

Category: Postal History

Description: 1875 (Oct 4) cover to France with Perf 12 2d yellow & 6d violet SG 55 & 57 tied by bold 15-bar '2' cancels & Perth cds at lower-left, 'P.D.' h/s, the addressee's name obliterated, minor blemishes. Pope & Reynolds Census #25. The rate was 8d via Alexandria & Malta. Ex Dr Cecil Walkley: acquired for $862. [Dr Walkley states that the 'P.D.' h/s (= Paid to Destination) was applied at Perth. As the cover did not go via England, that would seem to be correct]

Listed in: Early Imperforate Stamps , Postmarks - Numerals , unusual origins or destinations , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , FRANCE , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , Postal History , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 1000.00

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Item was sold for: $900.00