Lot# 1501 - Auction 227-233
1823: Cover from Colombo to London endorsed "Single Sheet" and "via Madras", struck with superb "Crown / COLOMBO / POST PAID" framed handstamp (June 14) in black (a rare marking). Oval MADRAS / GPO / SHIP LETTER transit in black (June 23) and framed INDIA LETTER / PORTSMOUTH in red on front with London cds of receipt (Dec 3) on reverse where charged 1 s. due to pay. Central file fold but a scarce and fine cover.rnProvenance: Collection R.G.Traill, Jan 1990.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 650 CHF
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