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Lot# 1684 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1684 Seychelles

    1853 (Nov 18): Entire letter written in french from Mahé, Seychelles to a Cardinal in Rome, carried privately to Mauritius where mailed with fine oval PACKET LETTER / MAURITIUS datestamp in red (Dec 6). Thence via French P.O. in Alexandria with datestamp on front (Jan 20, 1854) in black, straight line VIA DI MARE in red applied on arrival with Roma cds of receipt on reverse (Feb 6) in red and charged '20' decimi due in manuscript. Interesting and readable contents, a fine and rare entire.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF