Lot# 7252 - Auction 234-243
Crimean War / British Forces 1854 (July 8): Double rate cover from London endorsed 'via Marseilles' addressed to Lt. Colonel Elliot of the 79th Highlanders, Army in Turkey, franked by cut round 1854 Embossed 1 s. bright green tied by London obliterator in black. Reverse with London despatch cds (July 8). Some opening tears at top of envelope but a scarce usage, the addressee Lt. Col. Elliott, younger brother of the Earl opf Minto, died of Cholera on August 7, 1854 in Gerrechelle Camp near Varna. Opinion Todd (2015).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 250 CHF
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