Lot# 5092 - Auction 234-243
1850 (Nov 30): Cover from Rio de Janeiro to Copenhagen, Denmark carried outside the Mails to Pernambuco and despatched by Forwarding Agent "N.O.BIEBER & Co. / PERNAMBUCO" with oval cachet in black on reverse. Endorsed via 'Hambro & Sons, London' and, on entry struck with framed LIVERPOOL / SHIP datestamp in black (Jan 11, 1851). On arrival in London (Jan 13, 1851) the 8d. Ship fee was paid with "C.I.HAMBRO & SON / LONDON" cachet applied in black. Mailed on via Prussia with blue '6½' silvergroschen charge on reverse and red 'Aus England / Per Aachen' in red with Hamburg transit in blue (Jan 15). Eventually charged "29" skilling due upon receipt on reverse. An unusual double Forwarded cover.
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Hammer price : not sold
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