Lot# 17 - Erivan Sale 5

  • Lot# : 17 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

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    83, 1867 3c Rose, "C" Grill, horizontal strip of five with natural s.e. at right used alongside 1863 2c Black (73), just tied by bold rosette cancels to 1867 cover to Darmstadt, Germany, red "N. York Paid Hamb. Pkt. 12 Dec 14" credit datestamp, Hamburg backstamp, 3c stamps on the ends with small faults and backflap rejoined, Very Fine, an extremely rare multiple of the 3c "C" grill on cover, overpaying the 15c Bremen-Hamburg packet rate to Germany by 2c

    Provenance: Ryohei Ishikawa (Christie's Robson Lowe, 1993)

    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 USD