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Lot# 4915 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4915 Portugal

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    Catalogue# : 3
    1853: Maria II 50 r. green, a fine large margined example used to pay the internal double rate on 1855 cover to Hamburg endorsed 'via London', the endorsement deleted and replaced by 'Pelo correio de Terra' (by land); cancelled by '1' numeral with 'Lisboa' cds (Oct 23) alongside. Circular 'Espagne / Par St. Jean de Luz' on front in red (Oct 31) and reverse with Badajoz cds in blue (Oct 25), Paris cds (Nov 2) and Hamburg Thurn & Taxis datestamp of arrival (Nov 4), where charged with manuscript '21' (Schilling). A rare usage of this adhesive on mail abroad. Cert. Eichele (2005).
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF