lot # 6264 - europe danish west indies
Hamburg American Packet Co (HAPAG) 1875: 10 c. black, blue-green & yellow, a used example on 1877 entire letter from St. Thomas to Caracas endorsed 'pr. Vandalia', cancelled by concentric circle obliterator in black with ST. THOMAS cds adjacent (Jan 9) in black. Vertical file fold crosses the adhesive but a very rare stamp on letter.rnProvenance: Heinrich Köhler, sale 165, Wiesbaden, March 1961, lot 198.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies