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Lot# 4426 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 4426 Orange Freestate

    1868/94: 6 d. rose, a used example on 1877 combination cover to Cincinatti, USA via London, tied by oval "2" numeral obliterator in black with WINBURG / O.V.STAAT despatch cds at left (July 22). Cape of Good Hope 1876 4 d. blue in two vertical pairs alongside (Gi. 30) tied by 'Cape Town / Cape Colony' datestamps (July 30) in black with "2½d." credit mark in red below. 'London / Paid' transit cds in red (Aug 21) and reverse with 'New York / Paid All' and Cincinatti arrival cds (Sept 3) in blue. Edge wear to envelope but a remarkable and extremely rare Transatlantic usage.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF