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Lot# 5084 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5084 Brasil

    1834 (April 19): Entire letter from Rio de Janeiro to London, endorsed 'p. Caroline via Guernsey' struck on reverse with fine framed GUERNSEY / SHIP LETTER in black (Robertson S2) with London arrival cds (June 20) in red below. Initially charged at double rate of 3/6d. but endorsed on reverse "Only single Fred Huth" in manuscript and charge halved to 1/9d. due to pay. A fine and very scarce entire with an early usage of the Guernsey Ship Letter handstamp.rnProvenance: Collection Paulo Comelli, Spink, Lugano, March 2012, ex lot 1268.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold