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Lot# 5393 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 5393 Great Britain

    1898: 2 1/2d. purple/blue, Jubilee Issue on a delightful water colour hand painted envelope from Perth/Scotland to Saint Lucia. The image is depicting a young lady straddling a wall, where the address is ingeniously incorporated into the design. This romantic drawing was made by Captain, later Colonel Hugh Rose of the Black Watch. This gem from the famous King-Harman correspondence would grace any collection. A receiving mark St. Lucia is on the back of the envelope.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF