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Lot# 3158 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3158 France

    1871/75: Cérès 25 c. blue, block of four, used on 1875 double rate cover endorsed 'via Le Havre' from Montpellier to New York, tied by 2502 gros chiffres with Montpellier despatch cds alongside (Sept 8) and red framed PD. Carried on Ligne H Steamer 'Pereire' with reverse showing Paris transit (Sept 9) in blue and 'New York / Paid All' in red (Sept 23). Minor imperfections but an attractive and unusual usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF