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Lot# 7258 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7258 Bulgaria

    Crimean War / British Forces 1854 (Aug 4): Entire letter from Varna to Taunton, Somerset endorsed 'via Marseilles' struck on reverse with fine circular POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY double arc cds (Aug 4) in black and London transit cds in red and Taunton arrival (Aug 18).  Interesting contents concerning Cholera and illness "They left him some Laudanum, he took too much for in the morning the bottle was found empty and he speechless, and in spite of everything he died...". rnProvenance: Collection Thomas Hitzler.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF