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Lot# 9089 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 9089 Ceylon

    Recess by De La Rue 1862: 1 d. dull blue, no wmk., smooth paper, perf. 13, a used example somewhat overlapping 1862/64 9 d. olive-sepia, rough perf., tied to 1864 cover from Galle to London endorsed "via Marseilles" by barred obliterator in black. Single ring "GALLE / PAID" cds in red alongside (March 19) and reverse with 'London / Paid' cds of receipt (April 12) in black. Some edge wear to envelope and gum stained between the adhesives but scarce.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF