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Lot# 713 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 713 India

    1840 (July 6): Entire letter from Calcutta to Bordeaux endorsed "Via Bombay and the Persian Gulf", with red rate box on reverse "Steam Postage - 9 / Inland Ditto 16 / Total 1 r. 7 a." filled in manuscript, framed INDIA in red and 'Paquebots / De La / Mediterranée' in red, charged '29' décimes in manuscript on arrival (Sept 3).
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200.00 CHF