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Lot# 7277 - Auction 234-243

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    Crimean War / French Forces 1854 (Aug 31): Entire lettter written on board the ship "Henri IV" off Varna to Marseille, struck on despatch by circular ARMÉE D'ORIENT / QUARTR GAL datestamp (Sept 1) in black. Sent unpaid and charged '30' centimes handstruck due upon receipt.rnMarseille arrival cds (Sept 11) on reverse. Somewhat soiled but unusual - the Henri IV was later to take part in the bombardment of Odessa and sank in a storm off Eupatoria in November 1854. Opinion Todd (2015).
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold