Finland 1856 1st Issue: A spectacular cover to Spain with 10 kopek tête-bêche pair with good – large margins all around “HELSINGFORS 10.5 1859” and ink crosses. The cover has been restored and the side flaps are missing, though the back is complete with Bilbao arr. pmk. Pictured on page 118 in “Finlands Ovalmärken” by Leo Linder 1956 and on page 57 in ”Encyclopedia of rare and famous stamps” by L.N. Williams. Bought by Mr. Gummesson in 1980. A great classic rarity, very few covers with tête-bêche pairs exist. Sign. Friedl & cert Schwenson. Provenance: Alphonse de Rotschild André de Coppet Ingvar Pettersson.
Minimum bid: 40,000.00 EUR
End date of bidding: 24/03/2017 09:00
http://ift.tt/2mFYxOP Club March 19, 2017 at 09:05PM