Losnr. 5557 - 250.-256. Auktion
Losnr. : 5557
1871 (Aug 27): Cover at double rate from Christiansted to London via St. Thomas, prepaid with Danish West Indies 3 c. carmine-rose, two examples, good to touched margins, tied by concentric ring handstamps in black with CHRISTIANSTED despatch cds below (Aug 27). Great Britain 1867 1 s. green pl. 5 horizontal pair applied for onward transmission and tied by "C51" obliterators in black with 'St. Thomas / Paid' cds in red below. Reverse with top flap missing and London (Sept 11) arrival cds in red. Small imperfections and overall soiling but a magnificent and enormously rare cover for the connoisseur.rnProvenance: Collection Edward Tresoldi Granger, Harmers, London, 26-27 Jan 1959, lot 367; Collection Grant Glassco, RL, 25-27 Nov 1969, lot 767.
Zuschlag : 7.500 CHF
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