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Lot# 3034 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3034 France

    1459/1850c.: The collection of pre-philatelic or stampless mail (180+), with 1421 merchant's letter from Rome, 1585 entire from Paris and 1587 entire from Rouen, each to Corsini in London, 1591 entire from Venice to London, 1669 entire from Paris to Dijon, 1698 entire from Morlaix to London with rate change from '4' to '6' pence, 1699 and 1702 entires to London from Paris each with Boshop Marks of receipt, 1709 entire with 'Dijon' despatch in mss., 1770 entire from St. Malo to Ghent with straight line S. MALO handstamp in black, 1799 printed entire with superb '5 / DIGNE' in black, range of Revolutionary and Napoleonic period covers incl. two scarce '100 Days' usages from Auch, Baden 'Postablage' forms etc. A splendid and most interesting lot, careful viewing recommended.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF