Lot# 399 - Auction 234-243
1894/96: 2 pi. blue & purple, a used example on 1898 imprinted Cyprus Wine Company envelope to Beirut, tied by fine strike of circular POLI-TIS-KHRYSOKHOU / CYPRUS datestamp (March 23 date inverted) in black. Reverse with "Paphos" transit cds, Limassol transit and hooded "Beyrout / British Post Office" arrival (March 28) in black. Corner fault to cover at lower left but a remarkable and extremely rare County Post Office cancellation.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Aphrodite', Spink, London, 14 Feb 2009, lot 235.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 750 CHF
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