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  • Lot# : 5696 Spain

    1859 (June 19): Entire letter from Fernando Po to Santa Cruz de Teneriffe, Canary Islands, with manuscript 'Pd. 4' (pence) at left, struck with very fine "♚ / PAID / AT / FERNANDO-PO" with despatch cds adjacent of 'Fernando-Po' in black (June 29). Slitted for disinfection with 'Santa Cruz' arrival cds on reverse and charged with circular "2.R" (reales) for local delivery. Creasing to the entire but of great rarity - this being the earliest recorded strike of this marking, predating the Parmenter & Gordon listing by a fortnight Gi = £ 7'000.rnProvenance: Spink, London, 13 Dec 2016, lot 1127.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 6,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000 CHF
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