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Lot# 3124 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3124 France

    1863/70: Laureated 80 c. carmine, five examples, all used on 1869 quadruple rate cover from Paris to Vera Cruz, Mexico tied by Paris Star '5' on despatch (Oct 30). Mailed via London (Nov 1) and carried on the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company Steamer 'Seine' to St. Thomas and thence on the 'Eider' to Vera Cruz, where struck with '7' (reales) due marking in black for local delivery. Trivial imperfections but a scarce and most appealing franking. Signed Goebel.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF