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Lot# 1545 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1545 Ceylon

    1867/70: 1 s. reddish violet, a horizontal strip of three and a single example used on 1871 cover from Colombo to Glasgow endorsed 'via Brindisi', the right hand stamps with surface scuffing, all tied by Colombo duplexes (March 7) in black. Reverse with Glasgow arrival cds (April 1). Minor imperfections but a very scarce quadruple rate cover.rnProvenance: Collection R.C.Agabeg, Harmers, May 1982, lot 2347.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF