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Lot 371

Iceland, 1912 (Nov. 1) postcard from Kolding, Denmark to Reykjavik, bearing 5ö cancelled by c.d.s. and Iceland Definitive 10a applied as Due and well tied by arrival c.d.s., showing circular "T" handstamp adjacent, the 5ö has tiny corner fault, otherwise very fine and a modern rarity, believed to be the earliest known use of regular stamps to pay postage due in Iceland other than examples in the Iceland Postal Museum, and the only known use of this issue as Postage Due in private hands.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Realized $1,050

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