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Lot# 4593 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4593 Great Britain

    Crimean War 1854: Embossed 6 d. mauve, used example with margins all round, applied over edge of 1855 mourning envelope from Lyndhurst to a Captain in the 13th Light Infantry in the Crimea, tied by "487" numeral obliterator in black, paying the Officer's rate. Reverse with 'Lyndhurst' double arc cds (July 23) of despatch in black and London transit cds in red. Both datestamp on reverse enlanced with ink and small age stain at left and adhesive originally affixed over the edge of the envelope but an attractive and unusual cover Gi = £ 1'900.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold