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Lot# 4058 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 4058 Danish West Indies

    1818 (Feb 24): Entire letter endorsed 'Pr. Packet' from St. John's, Antigua to London addressed to Revd. Christian Latrobe, struck in transit with superb "ST. THOMAS" handstamp in black and rated '6/6d.' to pay upon receipt. Reverse with London arrival (March 26) in red. A superb and rare entire.rnNote: Revd. Christian I. Latrobe (1758-1836), promoter of missionary activity and author of a book on Southern Africa after his visit to the Cape in 1815, composer and friend of Joseph Haydn. The contents refer to the need for a (Moravian) Mission in Dominica.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF