Lot# 14 - Erivan Sale 5

  • Lot# : 14 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    69, 1861 12c Black, two singles, used alongside two 1861 10c Green and an 1861 1c Blue (68, 63), stamps tied by red heart fancy cancels to cover to Hong Kong, China, red "Supplementary Mail" Type A octagonal handstamp, endorsed "via Southhampton" with corresponding April 20, 1863 London credit datestamp and crayon "40," backstamped Hong Kong July 9, backflap torn and slightly refolded, couple of stamps with minor perf faults from placement at the edge of the cover, Very Fine appearance, despite the lack of an American postmark it is believed this cover originated in Philadelphia, especially interesting with this enigmatic and attractive fancy cancel
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 9,000.00 USD