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Lot# 5572 - Auction 250-256

  • Lot# : 5572 Haiti

    1881 (Feb 25): Great Britain 1880 1½ d. venetian red and 4 d. grey-brown pl. 17, wmk. Crown, in a strip of three used on printed envelope to Paris endorsed 'Par le Corrier Anglais', superbly cancelled by two strikes of the "C59" obliterator in black with corresponding "Jacmel / Paid" datestamp in red below (Feb 25). Reverse with London transit cds (March 14) and obverse with 'Calais à Paris' cds of the same day. Flap tear and minor bends away from adhesives but a charming and rare franking.rnProvenance: Collection Louise Boyd Dale-Alfred Lichtenstein, Harmers, New York, 17-18 Feb 1969, lot 312; Collection 'Windsor', Harmers, New York, 28 Oct 1983, lot 578; Collection 'Hispanola', Phillips, London, 27 April 1987, lot 113.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF