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  • Lot# : 4594 Great Britain

    Crimean War 1855: 1 d. red-brown on blued, Die I, wmk. Small Crown, perf. 16, a used strip of three on cover endorsed 'via Marseilles' to a Charles Dance in London, tied by scarce "Crown Between Stars" obliterator in black and by London "74" numeral obliterator on arrival. Reverse with POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY cds of despatch (Feb 26) in greenish-blue and London arrivals (March 8) in red. Typical soiling as normal with this Campaign, a scarce cover Gi Z2 = unpriced.rnProvenance: Collection Alan Brown, Cavendish, Derby, 6 Dec 1996, ex lot 737.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF