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Lot# 370 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 370 Ceylon

    1857/59: 1 s. slate-violet, a fine example with good to large margins all round in a bright shade, used on 1860 entire letter at double rate to London endorsed 'per Overland Mail via Marseilles' cancelled by oval barred obliterator in black. Reverse with COLOMBO / POST PAID datestamp in red (Jan 16)  with London arrival cds (Feb 18) alongside in red. A delightful and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF