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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 820 << Previous   Next >>


Description: AUSTRALIAN: a PPC of the "Aurora" also from the first mail, to Sydney with Tasmanian 1d tied by one of three fine to superb strikes - one on the reverse - of the Macquarie Island "penguin" cachet, superb Hobart transit cds, minor blemishes on the viewside. Marjorie Wharton states: "The very few examples of this card...seen have all been used on the Expedition". [The message is signed "George Dovers", the Expedition's cartographer. Kevin Dwyer's similar PPC with the 'ANTARCTICA' cachet sold for $5290 at our auction of 13/9/2008]

Listed in: ANTARCTICA , Explorers & Pioneers , maps , Autographs , landscape - Islands , TASMANIA , Ship Mail , Penguins , Fauna - birds , PICTURE POSTCARDS , AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 4000.00

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Item was sold for: $6,250.00