Lot 4344 -
1865 (Jan 5): Great Britain 1856 4 d. rose-carmine, 6 d. lilac and 1 s. green, all three of rich colour, used on the famous 1858 entire letter written from Malaga, Spain and mailed in Gibraltar to Manila, Philippines tied by three upright strikes of the "G" in bars obliterator. Double arc GIBRALTAR datestamp at right (Jan 9) in blue. Reverse with double arc HONG-KONG transit cds (Feb 28). Minor imperfections to perfs. with 6 d. trimmed wing margin that one feels churlish to mention as this is, w....
Sold for CHF 20,000
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