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Lot# 5551 - Auction 250-256

  • Lot# : 5551 Danish West Indies

    1871 (March): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 111, a pair and a strip of four, used with single 1867/70 6 d. violet pl. 9 on cover from St. Thomas to Torquay, all tied by four strikes of the "C51" obliterator. Reverse with Torquay arrival cds (March 14) in black. Underpaid 3 d. and struck on despatch with INSUFFICIENTLY / PREPAID handstamp in black (Parmenter IP.1) with manuscript '6d.' to pay (double the deficiency). A charming and scarce cover.rnProvenance: Collection "Windsor", Harmers, New York, 28 Oct 1983, lot 754.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF