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Lot #1058 Tasmania 4 – Queen Victoria – 1d Dark Carmine Excellent brilliant colour on this item with unobtrusive grid cancel. Sound with four margins all clear of the design. Select item. (SG 14 CV £ 800) Sc:$1050

Ian says: "The classic stamps of Van Dieman’s Land (Tasmania) have very narrow margins. A completely sound stamp with all margins clear is quite scarce in this condition. The nearly clear Chalon portrait and deep colour make this an attractive addition to an advanced collection."