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Lot 364

Australia; Tasmania, 1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d Bright Red Orange, Plate I, 1st State Used From Huon, SG #5, 1854 part cover, margins just clear at left to huge, BN '36' and Hobart cds of 4 JY 4/1854 in red, addressee, Robert Pitcairn, arrived at Hobart in 1824 at age of 22, was 14th solicitor admitted to practice in Colony, Fine to Very Fine. Ex. Bernie Manning.
Scott #2 var., Rated RRRR, the only example recorded on a postal article .
Estimate $700-1,000.

Realized $805

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