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Lot# 4365 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 4365 Portugal

    1800 (July 9): Entire letter from Lisbon to London written on board 'Lady Jane Dundas' destined for Bengal, struck with CORR. MARITIMO  in black and '80' (reis) charge marking, mailed on from the British Agency in Lisbon with straight line LISBON handstamp in brown (Frazao LX1) and extremely rare split rate handstamp " PORT (6) / BRITISH (2/2)" struck in red with numbers in manuscript leaving '2/8d.' due to pay. London arrival on reverse (Oct 15, 1801!). Some wear at folds of a very rare entire.
    Starting bid : 2,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200.00 CHF