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Lot No. 1137

Auction No. 30
Category Stamps & Postal History
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $200
Status SOLD $290



1900 (1st July) Lockville proving cover for 12 Bar 25 with 2 x 1d carmine swans tied by very variable strikes of the 12 Bar 25 with weak neighbouring Lockville 3b. Posted to South Aust with Ship Mail Room Perth & Adelaide transit b/s's plus Norwood squared circle arrival on reverse. This cover is not one of the only 2 proving covers recorded by Pope & Reynolds. Roughly opened but stamps not affected & a rare item of WA postal history.


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