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Lot# 1683 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1683 Seychelles

    1842 (Oct 20): Entire letter written in french from the Seychelles, mailed to St. Malo, carried privately to Réunion and struck on obverse with circular ST. DENIS / ILE BOURBON cds in black (Jan 10, 1843). French entry marking at right with superb OUTRE-MER / NANTES cds (April 5) in red, with St Malo arrival cds on reverse in black and charged '6' décimes due. Fresh and fine, a rare and early usage from the Island.

    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF