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Lot# 20059 - Auction 298-307

  • Lot# : 20059 New South Wales

    1860/72: Diadem 3 d. yellow-green perf. 12, 1 s. rose-carmine, perf. 13 and De La Rue 2 d. blue, perf. 13; all used on small 1872 mourning cover endorsed "Via Southampton per R.M. Str. Bangalore" to the Lord Bishop of Antigua, West Indies; tied by "Sydney / NSW" duplexes (Feb 12). London / paid' transit cds in red (April). Reverse with "Antigua" cds of arrival (May 2). A splendid 1/5d. rate with manuscript '11d.' British credit at left and Colonial '1d.' in red crayon on obverse. An outstanding mixed issue combination cover to an extraordinary destination.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF