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Lot 5014

1751, Lettersheet, dated inside "Thorshavn 13 September 1751" addressed to the Ministry of Finances at Copenhagen. Earliest cover recorded from the Faroe Islands outside of museums and government archives and one of only five 18th century covers from the Faroes sent abroad. A great rarity in wonderful condition, certificate Nielsen (1991) Provenance: Per Erik Knudsen (2003)