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Lot# 736 - 210-212 Auction

  • Lot# : 736 Papal state

    Sweden 1867: 80 c. black on rose lilac imperf. in mixed franking with 1868 5 c. black on blue green and 10 c. black on orange perf., tied by grill handstamps to 1868 cover to Stockholm with ROMA (Nov 22) despatch cds, framed "P.D." and French entry E.-PONT. St. MICHEL (Nov 24) cds in blue alongside. Stockhom arrival cds (Nov 29) on reverse. Some minor staining, but a rare cover, a similar cover from the same correspondence is shown in Mentaschi & Mathà - 'Letter mail from and to the Old Italian States 1850-1870' illustrated on page 125. The 95 c. rate for mail to Sweden via France was established on 7 March 1868.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF