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Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1070

(x) British Honduras
Early Letters and Handstamps
Incoming Mail from the United Kingdom
1874 (9 Jan.) entire letter from London "p Mail Str Nile" to Belize, rated "1/-" and showing Lombard St. datestamp in red and a light strike of the very rare "belize" 23½mm. datestamp (BSC3, only recorded in 2000), the earliest recorded example of the three known. Photo

Note: The text includes mention of the possible loss of two vessels with the "Cornwall" wrecked off Key West, and them now awaiting the arrival of the "Danish Beauty"

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£500 to £600

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