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Lot# 4631 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4631 Sardinia

    1855/63: 40 c. carmine-rose, two examples, each with touched to large margins all round, used on 1863 entire letter to "Lagos, Costa D'Africa, Guinea", tied by 'Genova' cds (Jan 17) and by oval 'P.P.' in red. Small repair at top of letter sheet alongside manuscript 'Cmi. 60' at left (presumably the amount above the 20 c. internal rate) and London transit cds in red (Jan 23).  Further manuscript '1' (pence) charged for local delivery upon receipt. An attractive entire to an extraordinary destination for Sardinian mail.
    Starting bid : 900 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF