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Lot# 44 - Auction 244-249

  • Lot# : 44 Libanon

    1865: Cover from Beirut to Tolland, CT, USA franked on departure with USA 1861 3 c. dull rose cancelled by pen stroke, mailed at the French P.O. in Beirut (Aug 3) and treated as fully unpaid. Carried on the Cunard Steamer 'Africa' with BOSTON 21 / OR 29 IN US NOTES depreciated currency datestamp of transit (Aug 31) with framed "Br. Service" handstamp in red alongside. Small faults but a most unusual and rare cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF