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Lot# 7278 - Auction 234-243

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    Crimean War / French Forces 1854 (Sept 7): Cover from Camp near Varna to Castres, carried at double rate of 40 c. franked by 1853 20 c. blue pair, good to large margins all round, tied by "AOQG" dotted lozenge with circular ARMÉE D'ORIENT / QUARTR GAL datestamp below (Sept 7) in black. Marseille transit cds (Sept 18) on reverse. Slightly soiled but a scarce double rate cover. The French Army sailed for the Crimea on the date this letter was mailed.rnProvenance: Collection François X. Piat.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold