Solomon Islands

Ref: P5124
  • £2500.00

1894 cover to Germany, written by C Ribbe, Shortland Island, Solomon Islands, with two pairs of 5pf, paying the 20pf rate, cancelled DEUTSCHE SEEPOST NEU / GUINEA / ZWEIGUINE 15/3/94. A Dresden 3.5.94 arrival cancel is on the back. This cover is from a small number known from this sender, a scan attached of a similar cover where he has written his address on the back. An extremely rare Solmon Islands forerunner.