Los-Nr. 44

STOCKHOLMIA 2019 & ERIVAN Worldwide Rarities



Katalog-Nr.16, 18

Ausruf7.500 €
Zuschlag10.000 €

1861, Eagle issue 1 silbergroschen rose and 3 silbergroschen ocre, used on entire letter from Lübeck to Münster am Stein in Prussia, tied by Lübeck city post bar-cancel with adjacent large size double circle "LUEBECK 1 9". Next to the franking manuscript notation "The stamps are still valid, by mistake cancelled in Lübeck / Lübeck d. 1 Aug. 63 city post office (signature)". The postage paid by the sender was noted as "4" Lübeck schilling in blue crayon (the actual amount franked in Prussian stamps was slightly more than that). On reverse transit mark of Hamburg (AUG 1), railroad mark "BERLIN/HAMBURG" and distribution mark of Münster am Stein. A rare and hightly interesting use of Prussian stamps on foreign soil, accepted by both the Lübeck and Prussian postal authorities, which is known in numerous cases when postage stamps of the state of destination within the German postal union was used. A remarkable letter in fine quality (paper partly weak in the folds only). Signed W. Brandes, Dr. Werner and Jakubek