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Lot# 612 - 210-212 Auction

  • Lot# : 612 India

    1854: 1 a. red, Die I, a fine large margined example, 1854 2 a. green and two fine 1855 4 a. blue & red, 4th Printing, Head Die III, Frame Die II, used on 1855 cover from Chittagong (Burma) to Caen, France tied by lozenge of dots in black and, on arrival, by French '20' décime charge marking in black. Manuscript '8' (annas) for steamship rate at left and framed INDIA PAID in red. Circular 'Indes Or. / Marseille' entry marking in red on front (Nov 3) and reverse with fine strike of circular CHITTAGONG P.O. handstamps with date (Sept 7) in manuscript alongside Calcutta transit and Caen arrival cds. A magnificent and most attractive three colour first issue franking.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 15,000 CHF