VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1860 ONE-SHILLING ORANGE.
The 1sh value of the 1860 Issue is notorious for having small or no margins. This example, with full margins nearly all around, is in far better condition than most.
With 1975 B.P.A. certificate. SG £10,000. Unitrade C$15,000.00
FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND COLORFUL FRANKING PAYING DOUBLE THE 9-PENCE RATE, AND CARRIED ON THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE EUROPEAN & AUSTRALIAN COMPANY.
This unusual ranking pays double 9p rate (technically underpaid 3p) and was carried on the last voyage of the European & Australian Royal Mail Co. The new contract was awarded to the West Indian Royal Mail Line. Accompanied by exhibit page giving detailed explanation of rate and routing. Ex Arthur White