Lot# 4027 - Auction 218-221
Lot# : 4027
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 :
Hammer price : 460 CHF
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