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    REST OF THE WORLD, KUWAIT

    Lot 499
    Estimate: $6,000

    Postal History: 1948 (14 Jun) linen-backed envelope (390 x 275mm approx, roughly opened although still intact) from 'Kuwait Oil Co.' to London office bearing extraordinary 42r 3a franking for registered air mail, comprising 1948-49 KGVI 5r on 5s (5, strip of three and pair), 1r on 1s pair and 3a on 3d, and 1948 Silver Wedding 15r on 1 (extremely rare on commercial article), tied by Kuwait datestamp. Possibly a record franking for Kuwait, and one of the most spectacular British Empire KGVI commercial covers

     

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