377th Auction

20-25 September 2021 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.6229



Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for220 €
1940, 10.7., 30 and 2s. tied by cds. "KOBE 10.7.40" to cover endorsed "Per M/S Kansai Maru", normally sailing between Japan and New York. Additionally, endorsed" VIA AMERICA connecting at NEW YORK with s/s Godafoss or Dettifoss", which sailed from New York to Reykjavik. The letter arrived, too late for the M/S Kansaia Maru thus straight-line "TOO LATE" applkied, censored in England and closed with "P.C. 90 4377" closing strip, some transportation wear but a very attractive and rare cover