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Lot# 715 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 715 India

    1856: 4 a. grey black in vert. strip of three, good perf, tied by "B/57" numeral to cover from Calcutta (DE 26 62) via London (FE 16 63) to New York (MAR 5), endorsed "via Southampton", "16 cents" accountancy in red alongside, reverse with Chupram despatch cds (23 DEC 1862) in red. A fine letter carried from Chuprah (23.12.1862) - Calcutta (25.12.), one day too late for the P&O "Simla", 9.1.63 per P&O "Bengal" - Madras (13./14.1.) - Galle (16./18.1.) - Aden (26.1.) - Suez (1.2.) - Overland Mail, 5th phase - Alexandria (4.2.) per P&O "Ripon" - Malta (7.2.) - Gibraltar (11.2.) - Southampton (16.2.) - London (16.2.) per Inman line "City of New York" - New York (5.3.). 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF