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    1896: 1 pi. grey on blue postal stationery letter-card, a used example to Scotland cancelled by two strikes of very scarce bilingual "OMANDARAHO" Star & Crescent datestamp (June 12) in black (Smith type X-1, less than 10 recorded) with equally superb information strike at left. One of the few known examples (this describer has not recorded another cover) with interesting content "Don't be depressed about Cholera reports, it is dying out...". A rarity. Cert. Todd AIEP (2015).rnProvenance: Collection Peter A.S. Smith, Corinphila sale 202, Nov 2015, lot 1166.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold