The One Shilling Embossed


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A large part entire from Taunton Australia with the stamp privately pin-perforated. This entire also shows the rare 48 butterfly mark in red, early Melbourne mark, 1d charge for re-direction and on reverse the Taunton cds, London mark and the rare ship letter G.P.O. Victoria in red. Robson Lowe No. S3.

This private perforation was also used on the sixpence, an example is in the National Postal Museum, illustrated on page 185 of “The British Postage Stamp”. That both covers come from the same source is confirmed by the writing.




Karl Louis Provenance Certificate.


Ex: Collins collection 1928

Ex: The Magnificent collection. 1950