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Lot# 192 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 192 Brit. Post Turkey

    Used in Beirut 1878: Cover at double rate from Beirut addressed to Lady Anne Blunt, Crabbet Park, Three Bridges, Sussex, endorsed 'via Brindisi', franked by Great Britain 1858/79 1 d. red pl. 137 (5, two singles and a horizontal strip of three) all tied by "G06" obliterators and by BRITISH POST OFFICE / BEYROUT cds (Aug 29) in black. Reverse with Crawley arrival cds (Sept 10). A fine and rare cover and franking - this Plate Number unrecorded by Stanley Gibbons used in Beirut.rnrnNote: Lady Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth, grand-daughter of Lord Byron, was co-founder, with her husband the poet Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, of the Crabbet Arabian Stud. rn 
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF