Lot# 1543 - Auction 227-233
1867/70: 6 d. deep brown, a fine example on attractive 1870 cover by French Packet to Calcutta, lightly tied by obliterator in black with DELTOTA / PAID cds at left (May 12) in red. Reverse with Colombo cds in red, GALLE / PAID cds in red (May 14) and STEAMER LETTER / CALCUTTA arrival (May 24) in red. A fine example of this short-lived rate, a charming and scarce cover.rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, 3 April 1963, lot 804.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 750 CHF
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