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Lot 862

1870/71, 1 d. rose-red with additional horizontal perforation above "ONE PENNY" and 2 d. yellow-green (scissors' cut at top and applied damaged at lower right) tied (most likely upon arrival) by Melbourne numeral "1" to small envelope to Carlton with transit and arrival marks of December 20, 1870 on reverse; an interesting cover and the earliest recorded use of the 'Sideface' issue on cover