Lot# 5323 - Auction 257-264
French Shipmail 1876: Envelope from Porto Cabello to Bordeaux, bearing Sage 1 fr. bronze type I, fresh colour and normal perforation with large parts of the left neighbouring stamp, tied by octogonal "PORTO-CABELLO 5 AVRIL 78" datestamp, an information strike and PUERTO CABELLO CORREOS DE VENEZUELA handstamp alongside. Reverse with octagonal "VENEZUELA PAQ. FR. A N°3 5 AVRIL 78" datestamp and Bordeaux arrival (April 23) cds. Light file folds well away from the stamp, a rare Shipmail usage on the vessel 'Ville St. Nazaire' of line A.
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