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  • Lot# : 4152 Turks and Caicos Islands

    1873/79: 1 d. dull rose-lake, wmk. Small Star upright, perf. 11-12 x 14½-15½, a used horizontal strip of three, separated by scissors, perfs. missing at top and small closed tear in third stamp, used on 1874 cover to Chelsea Square, New York tied by two strikes of the "TI" obliterator with double arc TURKS-ISLANDS datestamp at left (Dec 17). The adhesives also tied by "New York / Due 10 / US Currency" cds of receipt (Jan 2, 1875) in black. Reverse with 'St. Thomas' transit cds (Dec 30). A rare and most attractive cover.rnProvenance: Collection Morris Luddington, Spinks, London, 10 Nov 1999, lot 1673.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF