Lot# 5322 - Auction 257-264
French Shipmail 1876: Quadruple rate Entire letter from Santander in Northern Spain to Veracruz Mexico, endorsed "Via Santander Vapor frances", bearing a strip of four Sage 1 fr. bronze type I, fresh colour and normal perforation, tied by octogonal "SANTANDER PAQ. FR. B N°1 22 SEPT. 78" datestamp, additional information strike and Mexican "75 cts." due handstamp alongside. Horizontal file fold well away from the stamps, an extremely rare Shipmail usage on the vessel 'Rodriguez' of line B from St. Nazaire to Veracruz (Salles vol. IV fig. 1448). Signed Calves.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 850 CHF
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