Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 6291 - 291.-297. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 6291 Brit. Ostafrika

    Surcharged by De La Rue on GB 1890 (May 23): 1 a. on 2 d. green & carmine, a used vertical strip of five, top stamp just a little out of kilter, on 1890 cover to Parkstone, Dorset tied by MOMBASA code C circular datestamps (June 4) in black. Reverse with Parkstone arrival cds (July 16) in black. An extremely rare cover, John Minns in "British East Africa" on page 7 records just three commercial covers bearing the first issue: this being the earliest recorded usage and bearing the largest known first issue multiple of any of the three stamps. An important and fine cover for the connoisseur of East African Philately and Postal History.rnrnProvenance: Collection Col. J.R. Danson, RL, London, 4 May 1971, lot 1011.rn                     Collection Ewen Minto (1982).rn                     Collection Rossiter, Sotheby's, London, 3 June 1982, lot 43.
    Ausruf : 5.000,00 CHF
    Zuschlag : 20.000,00 CHF