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Lot #2605

GREAT BRITAIN British Offices in the Turkish Empire

1889 2p registered stationery envelope, additionally franked with 40pa surcharge, used in combination with imperf. "Express D'Orient" label in dull salmon (upper left sheet corner margin example), paying the postage and the additional fee for a letter sent by the Orient Express, jointly cancelled by "R" and the cds of British P.O. Constantinople, Feb.9, 1889, sent to Copenhagen, with arrival pmk on back, v.f., with 2004 BPA certificate

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