Lot# 1509 - Auction 257-264
Lot# : 1509
Crimean War 1854: 1 d. red-brown, Die II perf. 14, wmk Small Crown lettered BJ-BL, a fine and a fresh horizontal strip of three, lightly tied by 'OXO' star between cyphers obliterator in black to officer's envelope to London. Reverse with "POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY OC 11 1855" despatch cds in blue and "10 FN 10 OC 22 1855" arrival datestamp in red. Some patina, nevertheless an appealing cover from the theatre of war.rnProvenance: 89. Shanahan's sale (April 1959).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 240 CHF
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