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Lot# 7168 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 7168 Senegal

    1883: Stampless cover from Dakar to France with manuscript on reverse: "Correspondence Militaire expedition du ht fleuve le Lt. comt le détt de Sis", struck on despatch with circular "CORR. D. ARM. / LIG. J. PAQ. F No. 3" and octagonal "COL. FR. / PAQ. FR. J. No. 3" datestamps (Jan 27) both in red (Salles figs. 1102 and 1088) and carried on Paquebot "Orénoque" with triangular "T" marking unusually struck in blue and handstamped '30' centimes in black. Taxed with Duval 1881 Postage Due 30 c. black tied by triangular handstamp. A rare and attractive cover. Signed Roumet.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF