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lot # 786 - brit. colonies gambia

Tuesday Jun 06, 2023 09:00 Europe/Zurich

1866: Stampless cover from Bathurst to Hull, Yorkshire rated "5" pence in red manuscript ink as credit to GB, struck with fine oxidised "BATHURST / PAID / JA 24 / 1866 / GAMBIA" datestamp in red. Hull arrival cds (Feb 8) on reverse. Previously sold (ex collection John Sacher) as the "only known" example of this rare datestamp in black, a description which this describer would contest. Envelope soiled but nevertheless rare.rnrn 

Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas


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