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Lot# 3046 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3046 France

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    1857: Cover from Paris to Rio de Janeiro endorsed 'par Paulista' franked by 1852 Présidence 10 c. bistre, large margins all round and 1853 40 c. orange single and a horizontal strip of ten split on opening the letter through third example, all tied by '1496' petit chiffres of Le Havre with 'Bureau Maritime / Le Havre' cds in red (May 3) of despatch and framed P.P. on front. The cover with creasing and sensibly opened for Exhibit display but a dramatic 4 fr. 50 c. franking to an unusual destination. Signed Brun. Cert. Brun (2015).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF