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Sale 104

Lot 366

Australia; Tasmania, 1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d Red Orange, Plate I, 2nd State Used From Brighton, SG #7, 1855 large part entire to England per "White Star via Launceston" with ms. cancel on cut-to-shape 4d, ms. Pontville 27 5 55, Launceston, Liverpool and London transit backstamps, MARGATE/NO28/1855 arrival cds in blue, Fine. Pontville was receiving house only, near Brighton, never had a numeral, and routed its mail through Brighton.
Scott #2, Rated RRRR, only such usage recorded on cover .
Estimate $350-500.

Realized $230

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