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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 417 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History

Description: 1848 local envelope signed by "GH FitzRoy" & with 'PRIVATE SECRETARY/[crown]/NEW SOUTH WALES' impressed in wax on the flap, with an unusually fine & largely legible strike of the GPO seal impressed on the face, light Sydney cds & boxed ' 6 /OCLOCK' h/s. An unusually fine example of the world's first Postal Stationery item. [George FitzRoy was the son of the Governor (1848-54), who appointed him his Personal Secretary]

Listed in: Postal History , AUSTRALIA , NEW SOUTH WALES , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , postal seals , Postal Stationery , Official mail , Autographs , Historic Letters , Pre Stamp

Estimate: AUD$ 3000.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Online Bidding for Lot: 417

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Item was sold for: $2,400.00T