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Lot# 3537 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3537 Argentina

    1874: Cover from Buenos Aires to St. Palais, France franked by Argentina 1868 Rivadavia 5 c. vermilion tied by 'Buenos Aires' datestamp (March 19) and 'D' in blue. France 1870 Siège 40 c. orange pair and 1871/75 5 c. green and 15 c. bistre (Yvert) applied on front and back all tied in transit by '2240' gros chiffres of Marseille with 'Plata / Marseille' entry marking on front (April 23). Disinfected with two vertical slits against Smallpoy epidemic with 'Bordeaux - Irun' cds (April 25) and arrival cds alongside. Small envelope imperfections but an unusual make up of the 1 franc rate. Signed Baudot, Scheller.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF