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Lot# 7161 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 7161 St. Pierre et Miquelon

    1874/78: New Zealand 2 d. rose and 6 d. blue, perf. 12½ on white paper used on 1876 cover to St. Pierre Miquelon, Newfoundland tied by "LYTTLETON" duplexes in black (Aug 3), prepaid 8 d. as far as Halifax. Reverse with Christchurch cds and Windsor / Ontario transit (Sept 27), and struck there with '5' cents due to pay in black. Halifax transit (Oct 3) and tax altered to '6' with blue handstamp. "St. Pierre / Miquelon" arrival cds on obverse (Oct 28). A superb cover to a most unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 800 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold