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Lot# 86 - 210-212 Auction

  • Lot# : 86 France

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    USA 1849/50: Cérès 1 fr. carmine in a bright shade with close to large margins all round, used in combination with 1852 Présidence 10 c. bistre in a superb (and rare) horizontal strip of three with ample to large margins and portion of adjoining stamps at base; on 1853 entire letter from Paris to New York, tied by DS2 lozenge of dots in black. Paris cds at right (Oct 13) and red framed PD. Carried on Cunard Steamer 'Niagara' leaving Liverpool on October 15 with 'Boston Br. Pkt. / 5' datestamp of arrival on front (Oct 28). A superb and attractive mixed issue franking in outstanding quality. Signed Friedl. Cert. Von der Weid (1998).

    Provenance: Collection 'Mont-Blanc', Corinphila sale 104 (Sept 1998), lot 7916.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF