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Lot# 4002 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4002 Cape of Good Hope

    1817 (May 10): Entire letter to London annotated 'Duplicate' at left, Adams correspondence, struck on despatch with superb oval 'CAPE OF GOOD HOPE / 20 MAY 20 / 1817 / PACKET LETTER' datestamp in black. The entire rated (on reverse also) at 3/6d. in manuscript to pay. London arrival cds on reverse (July 25) in red. A marvellous strike of this very rare marking with just ten examples recorded.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold