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Lot# 3152 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3152 France

    1853: 10 c. bistre, 20 c. deep blue, 40 c. orange and 80 c. carmine (4, including a strip of three), all used on 1856 triple rate cover from Paris to New York; tied by dotted 'D' lozenges in black with Paris cds of despatch (Sept 11) and framed red P.P. at left. Carried by Cunard Line Steamer 'America' from Liverpool with fine circular BR. PACKET / BOSTON arrival at left (Sept 26) and handstruck '10' cents due. Fault to the 40 c. adhesive and some creasing but a remarkable four colour franking for the 3 franc 90 centime rate.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF