London 2020 Private Treaty Sale


 
Lot 28



Bermuda, 1862 (Dec. 26), Oldfield Correspondence cover sent from Ireland Isle, Bermuda, to London, via Cunard's Merlin to Halifax and their Europa to Liverpool; front bearing manuscript "paid" notation at upper right along with red "6d" and Crowned Double-circle "Paid/at/Ireland Isle, Bermuda" handstamps; reverse bears Boxing Day Ireland-Isle dater in black, along with red London JA 19/63 receiver; complete with enclosure, the contents confirming that Oldfield's Commanding Officer has granted him permission to leave the island, and that he may return to England on the French ship then in port, Very Fine, other than the Crowned Circle strike known from 1864, this is the last recorded date of use of this handstamp, Ex-Morris H. Ludington, Geoffrey Osborn.

Price: $3,500.



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