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Lot# 814 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 814 Natal

    1857 (May 26): Embossed 3 d. rose, a horizontal pair used on cover from Pietermaritzburg to Umsunduzi, sent care of George Cato in Durban, the pair cut round at the four corners outside the design, and tied by two strikes of the 'POST OFFICE / P.M.BURG' oval handstamp in black. The cover with vertical file fold and one flap missing but very rare - just four 3 d. pairs are recorded on letter.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold