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Lot# 5545 - Auction 250-256

  • Lot# : 5545 Danish West Indies

    Second British Occupation 1814 (Feb 17): Entire letter from St. Croix to Armagh, Ireland endorsed 'p. Packet', struck with superb "ST. CROIX" fleuron datestamp (Feb 17) in black. Rated originally at '2/6d.' to pay, altered to '3/2d.' comprising thr Packet Letter charge, inland Postage from Falmouth to Holyhead and Irish inland postage from Dublin (faint datestamp on reverse) to Armagh. An extremely rare superb strike.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF