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Lot# 5275 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 5275 French Guyana

    Messageries Impériales 1868: Cover from Cayenne to Bordeaux at double rate, endorsed "Par Packet Française", franked by 1859/65 Eagle issue 10 c. bistre-brown vertical pair and 40 c. orange horizontal pair, tied by dotted lozenge in black. "GUYANE / CAYENNE" despatch cds (Aug 31) in black below. Reverse with octagonal "COL. FR. / PAQ. FR. C No. 1" datestamp (Sept1) and carried on the "Guyanne" to Fort de France and thence on the "Nouveau Monde" to St. Nazaire with fair "Ligne A" datestamp on reverse (Sept 8). A fine and attractive cover. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 167.rnProvenance: Collection Dillemann (1938).
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF