Category: TASMANIA - Postal Fiscals
1880 Platypus master die proof without value in black on glazed card (92x61mm). Another important proof. Ex De La Rue Archives - not in the De La Rue book - & WE ("Gene") Tinsley. [Michael Blake's similar proof sold at the Prestige auction of 23.9.2011 for $1437]
The stamps were despatched from London 25.9.1877 but were not placed on sale until 19.4.1880.
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