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Auction: 23024 - The Caroe Family Collections of Cameroons, Faroe Islands, Denmark and Danish West Indies
Lot: 558

(x) Danish West Indies
Ship Mail
Private Ship Mail. St. Thomas - La Guaria - Porto Cabello
1868 (June) stampless envelope to Paris, endorsed por vapor ingles, with a superb strike of the attractive and rare maritime cachet "St. Thomas La Guayra & Po. Cabello Steam Packet" with fully rigged ship at the centre, rated "10" decimes and with framed "GB/1f.60c" accountancy marking, transit and arrival markings on reverse; fine. One of only a very few covers recorded with the provisional Ship cachet. Photo

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