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Lot# 3133 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3133 France

    1862: Empire 80 c. rose-carmine, slight tear at top, used on 1863 single rate entire letter from Marseille to Manila, Philippines tied by 2240 gros chiffres with Marseille cds (Oct 27) below and framed P.P. alongside. Endorsed 'via Suez' and carried on the P&O 'Mooltan' from Suez to Hong Kong and thereafter by Private Ship to Manila where charged with '2' (reales) handstamp in black for local delivery. Backstamped in Manila (Dec 18) in black. Usual slight tropicalisation and weak folds but a scarce destination.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF