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Lot# 1571 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1571 India

    French Indian Settlements 1862: Cover from Avignon to Pondichery, French Indian Settlements, mailed from Avignon (Feb 15) via Suez with France 1853 20 c. blue and 40 c. orange tied by petit chiffres with PD in red alongside. Reverse with Marseille transit (Feb 17). Readdressed from Pondichery to Trichinopoly on arrival with PONDICHERY cds in red (March 19) and franked by 1856 ½ a. blue tied by "C / 111" obliterator in black - the Postmaster also considering the French adhesives insufficiently cancelled and thus tied again with "C / 111" obliterators. Acid ink in address but with full Trichinopoly arrival (March 21) on reverse in red. Rare. Signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF