|Realisation Price||2,400.00 AUD|
Prestige Philately: Public Auction 166 - The Len Colgan Collection - Friday 24th June 2011 (4PM AEST): King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) 1868-1910 - Postal History: Lot 135: 1894 (Nov 15) underpaid cover to the United States with Second Issue 1a 2a & 3a only tied by 'BANGKOK/ 1 ' cds, two 'T'-in-inverted-triangle h/s & mss "27 As" in red all obliterated (why?) & boxed 'INSUFFICIENT' h/s, London transit & 'NEW YORK - PAID/ F /ALL' backstamp. An enigma: the correct foreign rate was 24 atts so the cover was apparently correctly taxed. However, the tax markings were deleted and no postage due was charged on arrival.