TASMANIA 1895 SGF30 Cover

Stock Code: P189012084

Postal Fiscal. 1895 (13 JY) registered cover from New Town to Melbourne, franked by Postal Fiscal 1888 2s6d lake "George & Dragon" (type F2), just tied by smudged "62" (?) numeral, with bold "R in circle" and NEW TOWN despatch cds alongside, and framed "REGISTERED / HOBART" cachet in blue on face. Backstamps of Hobart and Melbourne (JY 17). Philatelic usage, but understood to be from the great pioneer Tasmanian philatelist A.F.Bassett-Hull. Attractive and rare. [Brandon cert (2004) incorrectly identifies the stamp as SG F13.]


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