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Lot# 710 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 710 France

    1807 (June 25): Entire letter wriiten from 'les bords de Memel' (the River Niemen) to Jarnac, Charente struck with fine 'No. 71 / GRANDE-ARMÉE' handstamp in black (Reinhardt = 1'250 pts.). Rated '11' to pay upon receipt - an historic cover: written on the very day the two Emperors, Napoleon and Alexander I, first met on a raft in the River Niemen to discuss peace terms, resulting in the Treaty of Tilsit. Rare and attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF