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    Crimean War / French Forces 1854 (July 15): Cover from General Couston in Camp near Varna to his wife in France, carried at double rate of 40 c. franked by 1853 10 c. yellow-bistre, single and a horizontal strip of three, margins touched to large, tied by "AOB" dotted lozenge with circular ARMÉE D'ORIENT / BAU. SEDRE. cds centrally struck in black. Illustrated in 'A Crimean War Study' by F. X. Piat on page 24. A rare and attractive cover. Opinion Todd (2015).rnProvenance: Collection François X. Piat.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF