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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 246 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal History

Description: 1920 (April 9) cover to Ballarat with KGV 1d brown tied by '... POINT/VIC' cds in violet, resealed with stamp selvedge from a sheet of KGV Large Multiple Wmk 1d reds which is tied by a largely very fine strike front of the very rare 'Opened by/Burglars/P.O. Ballarat' handstamp, another better strike on the reverse. A wonderful cover. [Kevin Nelson's similar but defective cover - believed to be the only other recorded example - sold for $5750 at our auction of 27/11/2011]

Listed in: Postal History , AUSTRALIA , C of A KGV King George V Issues , Interrupted Mail , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , VICTORIA

Estimate: AUD$ 3500.00

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Item was sold for: $3,400.00