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Lot# 4589 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4589 Great Britain

    1847: Embossed 1 s. green, a used vertical strip of three, one stamp with just shaved margin otherwise clear to large all round another stamp crossed by file fold, on 1855 cover from and slight vertical crease through lower 1s. Liverpool to Philadelphia endorsed 'Arabia' (Cunard Steamer) by "466" numeral obliterators in black. Reverse with 'Liverpool / F.R.H' datestamp (Floating Receiving House indicating 1s. Late fee paid) in black (Jan 20). Circular 'PHILA. BR. PKT / 24 / FEB 2 / PAID' struck on arrival with manuscript '10' (cents) below the adhesives in red. Internal hinges applied for protection, a most attractive cover.rnProvenance: RL, London, 29 Nov 1948, lot 365.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF