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Lot 20067

United States » USA Possessions » Philippines » U.S. Administration – Regular Issues
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
Description:

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.