Lot 1420 -
VERY RARE LONDON USAGE OF 'SALISBURY PINS' TRIAL "683/E" CANCEL ON 5d-RATE COVER TO FRANCE; 3 Jan. 1859 EL from London (v. fine small blue c.d.s. on flap) to St. Etienne franked for the 5d rate by 1d Red 'Stars' and 4d Rose-Carmine (latter with closed tear at right) both tied by mainly very fine rare Experimental small circular "683/E" cancellations with central pins (which are indented through the stamp and the letter paper), also having a red oval London "PD" (Paid to Destination) on the front....
Currently GBP 1,300
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