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Lot# 4074 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 4074 Danish West Indies

    1872 (Oct14): Great Britain 1867 1 s. green, pl. 5, three examples used on registered cover from St. Thomas to Copenhagen tied by "C51" obliterators in black with 'St. Thomas / Paid' cds in red adjacent (Oct 14). Rare oval "REGISTRED / ST. THOMAS" in red below - latest recorded date of use - with 'Registered / London' transit alongside (Oct 29). Reverse with Copenhagen (Nov 1) arrival cds. Edge faults to envelope and a few wrinkles and pinned at right by the P.O., with defect at base of one stamp, but a most appealing cover of great rarity.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF