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Lot# 3574 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3574 Brasil

    1859: Cover from Rio de Janeiro to London carried on Inaugural Voyage of the 'Real Companhia Anglo-Luso-Brasileira' endorsed 'p. Milford Haven Str.' at top, the cover being disembarked at Lisbon in error and struck there with '300' reis rate mark and circular 'P. TRANSATLANTICO' datestamp (Dec 13) in black. Re-sent by merchant ship to London where struck with straight line SHIP-LETTER in red with London arrival cds (Dec 22) on reverse, charged '8' (pence) due for ship fee.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF