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Auction: Auction 21.09.1993
was auctioned on: 21 September 1993
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Proof 1947 (30 Oct.) two pieces of wove paper each measuring 7x8 ins., both show type-written endorsement from a Major with the Royal Norfolk Regiment at Camp 70 in Xylotymbou, the first shows very fine examples of the handstruck "70 Camp Staff Speci...

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Estimate: £250 - £300
ca. US$381 - US$457
Price realised:  £518
ca. US$789
Lot number 628, Views: 13

Proof 1947 (30 Oct.) two pieces of wove paper each measuring 7x8 ins., both show type-written endorsement from a Major with the Royal Norfolk Regiment at Camp 70 in Xylotymbou, the first shows very fine examples of the handstruck "70 Camp Staff Special" in two different sizes (each with "30 OCT 1947" below) and "H.Q. 3 CAMP/DATE 30 OCT 1947/STAFFS (SPECIAL) CYPRUS", all struck in violet; the other piece bears 1938-51 ¼pi., ½pi., 1pi., 1½pi., 2pi. and 3pi. variously tied by one of the three purple handstamps, the typed endorsement certifies that the handstamps are for use on the mail of illegal Jewish immigrants pending the provision of a permanent canceller; the first piece with light crease clear of the markings, fine and most unusual. Photo for one

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 21.09.1993
Date of the auction: 21 Sep 1993 - 22 Sep 1993
Address: Christie's
London, King Street