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Lot# 4027 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4027 Great Britain

    Channel Islands 1794 (April 28): Entire letter from the De Havilland correspondence from Guernsey via London Forwarding Agents Perchard & Brock to Madras (and then forwarded to Trichinopoly), struck on despatch with superb curved GUERNSEY in black and rated at 1/2d. in manuscript with circular London datestamp (May 2) on reverse in black alongside "30 Dec" arrival handstamp in black. Some edge wear to fragile entire but a rare and fine entire that displays well.rnrnNote: The addressee, Thomas Fiott de Havilland, took part in the Siege of Pondichery in 1793 and the expedition to capture Colombo in 1796.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF