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Lot# 3129 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3129 France

    1862: 80 c. carmine, three examples used on 1863 triple rate cover from Negrepelisse to Lagos, Nigeria all tied by 2617 gros chiffres with 'Negrepelisse' despatch cds alongside (Sept 19) and framed P.P. in red. 'London / Paid' transit cds in red on front (Sept 21) and handstruck '1d.' in red for local credit on arrival. The cover with full and long contents, is addressed to Leopold Fournier, Naval ensign on board the 'L'Etoile' at Lagos. Fournier was to rise to Lieutenant on board the 'Galissonnière' by 1875. A fine and extremely interesting entire to a remarkably scarce destination.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF