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Lot# 4917 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4917 Portugal

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    Catalogue# : 16+21
    1862: 100 r. deep lilac, two fine large margined eamples used on 1867 cover to New York additionally franked by 1866/67 50 r. green, similarly fine all tied by '1' numeral obliterators of Lisbon with despatch cds adjacent (Aug 4). Framed P.D. in red below and thence via St, Jean de Luz and Paris to New York. Struck on arrival with British Packet datestamp in red (Aug 20). Tiny inclusion at base of envelope mentioned accuracy, a truly delightful and rare mixed issue franking.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 89, October 1994, lot 4331.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF