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Lot 371

Australia; Tasmania, 1855, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d Deep Blue, Imperf Used From Bishopsbourne Cover, SG #17, 1855 small cover to Red Banks/Great Swanport with 3½ margin copy tied by faint BN '16', endorsed "Missent to/Greenponds/20-11-55", very early stamped missent, docketed "Veronica/Calycina" (a perennial flowering herb) on face and noted on reverse as being found near Bishopsbourne College, "said to be efficacious in snake bites an infusion relieves the bites from insects", Fine. Ex. Randall Askeland and Patrick Reid.
Scott #6.
Estimate $700-1,000.

Realized $345

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