Lot# 3114 - Auction 218-221
1863/70: France 80 c. rose-carmine, three examples, one with central contemporary defect, used on 1869 triple rate cover from Yokohama to Amsterdam all tied by 5118 gros chiffres with YOKOHAMA / BAU. FRANCAIS datestamp (March 20) alongside and framed PD in red below. Carried on the 'Dupleix' of Ligne S to Hong Kong, transhipped to the 'Donnai' to Suez and thence carried on the Ligne V Steamer 'Peluse' to Marseille (May 5). Backstamped at Amsterdam (May 9). Despite the fault on second stamp an attractive and scarce cover.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 340 CHF
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