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Lot# 3061 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3061 Great Britain

    1857 (April 19): 1 d. pale red, Die II, pl. 43, wmk. Large Crown, perf. 14, a pair, a strip of three and a strip of six, used on 1862 cover to Gamla Carleby, Finland via Belgium, all tied by "Hull / 383" sideways duplexes in black (Dec 13). Aachen transit in red on front, reverse with arrival in black. The 11½ d. rate overpaid by ½ d. as half-penny stamps had yet to be issued. File fold and small tape stain at base but an attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF