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Sale 104

Lot 391

Australia; Tasmania, 1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d Blue, Imperf Used From Port Sorell Cover, SG #37, 1860 folded letter sheet to Torquay with 3½ margins, oxidized copy, ms. " X " cancel, no postmaster's endorsement and no arrival marking, light soiling, key to this cover is docketing on flap, "Burgess and Deloraine/Tender/for/Road/John Lamprey", Fine. John and Martha Lamprey were among earliest settlers in Green's Creek/Burgess District, arriving in 1842, Burgess was later renamed Port Sorell, track from Deloraine passed through John Lamprey's property "Hill Farm".
Scott #13a, Rated RRRR .
Estimate $350-500.

Realized $207

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