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Auction: 239 - Lot number: 762 << Previous   Next >>

Category: CEYLON - Postal History

Description: 1817 straight-line 'COLOMBO' (Oxley Type 2; Proud #PS1 - recorded 20.8.1815 to 3.8.1816 only) in red over straight-line 'FREE' (Oxley Type 2pf; Proud #OPD2 - recorded 3.8.1816 only) in black, fine clear strikes on OHMS entire endorsed "Colombo fourteenth Jany 1817", to "Revenue Agent/Kandy", trivial aging. Very early & very desirable. [Ted Proud had no example of either postmark in his collection. The earliest of three similar items from this source. The others sold at our auction of 24.11.2018 for $874 & $1223]

Listed in: Postal History , CEYLON , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , Postmarks , Free Mail , Postmarks - Straight-Line Cancellations , Pre Stamp , Official mail

Estimate: AUD$ 750.00T

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Item was sold for: $625.00T