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Auction: 204 - Lot number: 491 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1850 (Nov 12) cover to Sydney endorsed "Per Shamrock" but crossed-out & amended in the same hand to "Per Overland Mail" with very rare franking of Ham 1d dull red SG 8a horizontal abnormal pair [5-28, the right-hand unit being substituted for 6] with almost full margins (the left-hand unit with White Flaw Obliterating the Upper-Right Corner), Butterfly '1' cancels of Melbourne (b/s) & Sydney arrival b/s of NO*19/1850, minor blemishes. Ex JRW Purves, Rodney Perry & Ken Barelli. Rodney Perry Certificate (2006, unsigned). [Abnormal pairs are very scarce, and usage on cover is quite remarkable]

Auction Category: VICTORIA - Postal History

Listed in: Postal History , NEW SOUTH WALES , fauna - insects , Postmarks - Numerals , Varieties , Early Imperforate Stamps , VICTORIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 3000.00

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