Lot no. 4013

376. Auktion

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.300 €
Sold for1.350 €
1855, Entire letter dated January 10 from Thorshavn with nice red wax seal "FAERÖE AMTS SEGL" to Copenhagen, posted on the Shetland Islands with green boxed "LERWICK JA 16 1855", transported via London, Belgium and Hamburg, showing GPO accountancy mark "3½ groschen". In Hamburg "7" silbergroschen were charged (3½ each for GB and GPU), in Hamburg changed into "9½" shilling, equivalent to 31 Danish skilling, to which 9 skilling Danish share was added and total of "40" skilling charged to the recipient. A fine and rare entire letter.