The Fabergé Cover

The Fabergé Cover

Sold in auction for 605'000 CHF in 1979

Highest price every for a Finnish item.

5 kop. blue, four horizontal pairs all with good to large margins, on reverse of envelope to Germany, one pair with manuscript precancelled pen cross and the other three pairs with normal pen crosses, all tied with large single-circle postmark HELSINGFORS 17.7.1858, pair affixed to envelope flap has two closed tears & cvr somewhat refreshed, a spectacular franking.

A unique Showpiece

The Most important item in Classic Finland philately.