Gibraltar 1851 ship letter to Genoa

SKU: JC2447

Sale price£325
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Gibraltar 1851 (MY 17) entire letter from Gibraltar to Genoa, beautifully addressed in Royal blue and endorsed "por el Arno", showing on face very fine strike of three-line "GIBRALTAR/SHIP LETTER" date stamp (type SL2) in blue-black, with red "VIA/DI MARE/(E)" and M/S rate marks. Red "22 MAG" arrival backstamp.

Light filing fold, still very fine and highly attractive. Choice quality, and very scarce in such fine condition.

Provenance: Ex Osborn (CRL 14 May 1991, lot 1064, realised £223).

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