Lot# 1520 - Auction 227-233
1857/59: 1 s. 9 d. green, a fine appearing example with ample to just grazed margins, in an excellent rich shade, used on 1859 cover to London endorsed 'Per Overland Mail via Marseilles' tied by barred obliterator in black. Reverse with COLOMBO / POST PAID datestamp (Nov 15) in red and obverse with 'London / Paid' arrival cds (Dec 15). Ironed bends in cover but a most attractive and extremely rare single franking. Cert. BPA (2000).rnProvenance: Collection Obré Sanders, Nov 1999.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 13,500 CHF
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