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Lot# 5150 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 5150 Lagos

    1873: Prepaid mourning cover sent registered to Wolverhampton struck with superb "LAGOS" code A datestamp in black (June 19) and straight line "REGISTERED LETTER" in red at left. Prepaid '5d.' in red manuscript. "PAID / LIVERPOOL / BR. PACKET" cds in red and double arc "REGISTERED / LIVERPOOL" cds on obverse (July 12); reverse with Wolverhampton arrival cds in black. Small envelope imperfections at base but a superb and rare cover.rnProvenance: Collection R.B. Sanderson, RL, London, 17 April 1980.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF