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Dutch West Indies
cover 1805 (22 Feb.) E. (less side flaps) to London, rated "5/6" (deleted) and "6/-" and showing, on reverse, a superb strike of the very rare "SURINAM/FEB 22 1805" d.s. (Riddell Type 1), London c.d.s. in red alongside. One of only two recorded examples. Photo.

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cover 1805 (22 Feb.) E. (less side flaps) to London, rated "5/6" (deleted) and "6/-" and showing, on reverse, a superb strike of the very rare "SURINAM/FEB 22 1805" d.s. (Riddell Type 1), London c.d.s. in red alongside. One of only two recorded examples. Photo.
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Note: Surinam was a British possession from 1800 to 1816. This cover is illustrated on page 28 of the Dr. Riddell handbook.
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