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Lot# 3098 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3098 France

    1870: Siège 40 c. orange and Cérès 1871/75 80 c. carmine pair, used on 1875 double rate entire letter to Havana, Cuba endorsed 'voie de Etats Unis' tied by Paris Star '1' handstamps in black with Place de la Bourse cds alongside (Aug 13). Unusual '1f. 00' handstamp in red at upper left (the single rate, handstamp unlisted in Van Der Linden, possibly of a private nature) and framed P.P. alongside. Carried on Ligne H Steamer 'Ville de Paris' to New York (Aug 25) and thence to Cuba where charged with handstruck '4' (reales) due to pay. Reverse with Havana arrival cds (Aug 31). Some aging along folds but a scarce and appealing entire.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF