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Lot# 3095 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3095 France

    1870: Siège 40 c. orange and 1871/75 30 c. brown pair and 80 c. carmine pair, all used on 1874 double rate entire letter from Paris to San José, Costa Rica tied by Paris Star '4' handstamps in black with Rue D'Enghien cds below (July 6). Framed P.P. in red on front and carried on the Ligne A Steamer 'Ville de Bordeaux' with reverse showing circular LIGNE-A / PAQ. FR. No. 3 datestamp (July 7) in black (Salles fig. 1401). A few blunted perfs. on one 80 c. but a scarce and attractive franking to an unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF