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Lot# 1485 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 1485 Mocambique

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    Catalogue# : 20A
    Mozambique 1886: 50 r. blue, perf. 12½, used on cover endorsed 'via Bloemfontein & the Cape' to Zurich, Switzerland in combination with Transvaal 1887 2 d. olive-bistre (Gi. 178) in a horizontal pair tied by oval 'Direccao Correio De / Lourenco Marques' (July 19) and by 'Pretoria /Z.A.R.' cds in black. Reverse with London transit cds (Aug 20) red and Zurich arrival (Aug 21) in black. It is interesting to note that the Transvaal adhesives were obviously available in Lourenço Marques. Tear in face panel sensibly restored but a spectacular and rare mixed franking.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000.00 CHF