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Lot# 1514 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1514 Ceylon

    1857/59: 10 d. dull vermilion, a horizontal pair with ample margins on three sides and touched at right, used on double rate 1862 cover to New York, USA cancelled by oval barred obliterator in black. Private STAMPED in red at left and faint '1/7' credit marking in red manuscript. 'London / Paid' cds of transit in red (Aug 15) and circular "5 / N. YORK BR. PKT" in black (Aug 27) applied on arrival. Soiled but a rare Transatlantic usage.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF