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Lot# 7713 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7713 Austrian Levant

    S. S. MELPOMENE 1895: Straits Settlements 3 c. red postal stationery card, mailed from the 'Melpomene' of the China Line at Hong Kong to Cairo, franked with 5 c. ultramarine cancelled by partial 'Hong Kong' cds in black (May 9). Singapore transit cds (May 14) and Cairo arrival cds (June 4). A rare usage - sold with Austria 1 h. violet on small piece cancelled MELPOMENE / OE. LLOYD cds in violet.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF