Lot Number: 5248
Closing: 12 August 2014
- Guide price (GBP): 150 - 180
- Currency guide (USD): 251 - 301
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PITCAIRN ISLANDS - 1953 UNUSUAL MISDIRECTED COVER. 1953 (22 Apr) env addressed to the Postmaster "Pitcairn Island" from Krefeld, West Germany bearing 5pf + 5pf franking making the printed matter rate to Pitcairn. Unfortunately the German name for ICELAND is ISLAND and the cover was sent to Reykjavik with arrival (2 May) and despatch (5 May) Reykjavik cds's on reverse; on address side a "PITCAIRN ISLAND" receiver cds of 18 July 1953. Very unusual.