Losnr. 3075 - 234.-243. Auktion
Losnr. : 3075
1870 (Oct): Bantam ½ d. deep rose-red, plate 9, lettered DS, a single example on 1872 Printed entire used locally within Hamilton, Scotland tied by 'Hamilton / 173' duplex in black (Jan 22). Whilst the usage of this stamp is rare enough on letter, the content is also superb, being a printed letter headed "LIVINGSTONE EXPEDITION, Hamilton 22 Jan 1872. Dear Sir, I have much pleasure...in calling a meeting...to consider the propriety of contributing as a community to the fund required for carrying out the search for Dr. Livingstone, which has been instituted by the Royal Geographic Society..". Rare and superb letter in all respects.
Zuschlag : 1.300 CHF
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