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Lot# 4152 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4152 India

    1816 (Jan 10): Entire letter from Calcutta to Edinburgh endorsed 'Dup. pr. Lord Melville' at top, reverse with faint 'Bengal Post Paid' in black, struck with framed italic SHIP LETTER on arrival in London (Robertson S37), this over-struck with Scottish 'Add / ½' tax and initial rating of 4/3d. in manuscript altered to 5/3d. to pay on arrival in Edinburgh (July 6). Scarce and fine cover.rnProvenance: Ex collection Alan Robertson.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF