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Lot# 4364 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 4364 Portugal

    1799 (Oct 25): Entire letter from Gibraltar via Lisbon to Bath, with manuscript Forwarding Agent displaying well on flap "Lisbon 26th Nov 1799, Received and forwarded by your most obdeient humble servant per Mayne & Brown", mailed at the British Agency with very fine strike of large framed "Lisbon" handstamp in brown (Frazao LX3). Interesting contents "we are all anxious for the success of the Expedition to Holland and the Reduction of Genoa as the last possession of any consequence in Italy the French look up to...", however the Anglo-Russian expedition was a total failure. The earliest recorded usage of this marking. A very rare and attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF