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Lot# 5004 - Auction 291-297

  • Lot# : 5004 Great Britain

    1803 (Oct. 8): Entire letter from 'La Carogne', Spain to London, showing circular 'VAPOR / CORUNA' and italic boxed 'Via France & Germy.' handstamps in red with additional 'FOREIGN OFFICE 1803 / DE 3' on reverse. Letter with 'frco. London Dec. ... 1803' in manuscript and forwarded to Providence, Rhode Island. Lettersheet with broken folds, partly backed and reinforced with hinges, unusual forwarded transatlantic letter from Spain to USA via Great Britain. Very rare. So far the only known handstamp - not listed in Van der Linden. Ex collection Hermann Hader.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold