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Lot# 1649 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 1649 Sweden

    1817 (June 19): Letter from Lübeck to Åbo, Finland, prepaid to Hamburg "fr Hbg" and the transit postage from Hamburg to Denmark to and through Sweden was marked in handwriting 1 Rdr 12 S (killing) banco, crisp GRISLEHAMN handstamp. Grisslehamn was an important exchange post office at the Åland route to Finland and received a handstamp already in 1816 (Straight line handstamp type 1), three years prior to any other post office apart from Stockholm.rnProvenance: Collection Kerst & Bertil Larrson, Köhler sale (Sept 2017), lot 6572.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF