• 124449 1839 MAIL MEXICO TO LONDON WITH VERY RARE 'REBATE/CROWN/12 OC 12 1839/F.B.O.' DATE STAMP (L298c).

  • £1,250.00

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    1839 MAIL MEXICO TO LONDON WITH VERY RARE 'REBATE/CROWN/12 OC 12 1839/F.B.O.' DATE STAMP (L298c). Very fine letter Mexico to 'Mefsrs. Fredr. Huth and Co London' dated 31st of July 1839, on front fine strike 'FRANQUE/MEXICO/AGTO 1 1839' circular date stamp in red, filing fold affects and charged '9/3'. Upon arrival in London the postal charge was reduced with manuscript 'Only double/Fred Huth' and recharged at the lower rate of '6/2'. To confirm rate change a very fine strike of the very rare oval date stamp 'REBATE/CROWN/12 OC 12 1839/F.B.O.' in black struck on front (L298c). This hand stamp only in use 4 years and one of the rarest of the Rebate marks. Exhibition item. (Ref 124449).

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