|Estimate:||750 – 1’200 USD|
|Auction date:||Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 05:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Auction:||Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War|
|Catalog:||Spanish American War|
|Time left:||23d 13h 54m 31s before pre-bidding ends|
1898 (Nov 29). Large pre-printed registered envelope from the business firm Germann & Co. from Manila to Berlin, franked by forerunner 1895 2c carmine (19 incl. one vertical block of eight) and 1898 1c deep green & 5c dark blue (20 incl. two blocks of four), applied on front and reverse, tied by barred ovals with red military station registered cancel in centre (Baker DR-1, Goodale RG-1), backstamped on arrival, some faults not detracting from this spectacular franking, bearing the largest use of forerunners 2c and 5c on cover.