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CEYLON


1171

c

c

1832 large-part OHMS entire endorsed "Ratnapoora Catchery June Sixteen 1832" & signed at lower-left, to Kandy with largely very fine strikes of the previously unrecorded 'RATNAPOORA' & 'FREE' handstamps, overall damp-spotting that is not unattractive. An exciting new discovery of a significant rarity. Ted Proud states Ratnapura opened only in 1861, while Geoff Oxley's ERD for any Ratnapura marking is 1858. Here is proof that there was a post office at Ratnapura as early as 1832. [The strikes are superior to those on a similar outer only of three months later that sold in our auction of 6.3.2015 for $1228]

Four similar covers were found. On one, the strikes are poor. The finder has retained the fourth example.

1400.00

No longer available

FIJI - Postal History




1202

c

b

1908 Arthur Mills PPC "Native Canoe" (an outrigger with sail) to Melbourne with KEVII 1d red tied by straight-line 'RAKI RAKI' brass handstamp & Suva cds, minor blemishes on the view side. The message states "Trying to find where is a Macaroni Plantation" !

200.00

No longer available


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