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Lot# 154 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 154 Great Britain

    1857: 1 d. pale rose, large Crown watermark, good perfs, tied by '51' numeral in barred oval to cover to Moscow with manuscript "11½", "LONDON JA 23 61" despatch cds, P in oval, "7½" (d.) accountancy and "AUS ENGLAND PER AACHEN FRANCO 29 1" cds, all in red alongside, reverse with Prussian accountancy "f3" (sgr.). 11½ d. was the correct rate for this item up to ¼ oz. in the rate of August 1852 via Belgium and Prussia (4 d. for Prussia and half Belgium transit and 3 ½ d. foreign postage), which were paid in cash while a late fee had to be paid with a stamp since November 1858 (Moubray p. 31). A fine and desirable cover showing combined prepayment. 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF