CYPRUS 1879 SGZ36 Cover

Stock Code: P167008714

1879 (AU 8) printed "On Her Majesty's Service" envelope (with embossed Royal arms on flap), addressed to "Somerset French Esqre, British Postmaster, Larnaca", franked by GB 1878-80 1d rose-red pl.218 (small corner fault), tied by "969" numeral with NICOSIA despatch cds alongside and LARNACA arrival backstamp for the same date. A rare and important 1d inland rate cover, exceptionally neat and clean. [N.B. A similar cover from the Cruttwell collection realised £2700 + premium (Argyll Etkin 9/03/07, lot 1113).]


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CYPRUS 1879 SGZ36 Cover - £2,500.00


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