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Lot# 7284 - Auction 274-283

  • Lot# : 7284 Rayon I light blue

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    Switzerland 1853 (Jan. 9): Cover from Boudry to Liesle, Doubs bearing Rayon I light blue Stone C1 Types 28 and 35 from the upper right group, two fine and fresh examples with good to huge margins all round, both tied by federal grill obliterator and indistinct BOUDRY despatch cds in red, French "SUISSE 9 JANV 53 PONTARLIER" entry cds in red alongside. Reverse with Besançon and Quingey transit cds's. Handwritten note 'timbre insuf" on front as the letter was paid only in the second Swiss inland rayon until the border, signed Städeli; cert. von der Weid (1994).rnNote: After the introduction of the new Swiss Franc on January 1st 1852, the old rates were approximately converted into new Swiss Rappen.rnReference: Noted in Blaickner - Schweizer Auslandsfrankaturen zur Zeit der Rayon-Marken (1850-1854).rnProvenance: Collection Montandon; collection Richard Schäfer; DF sale (Dec 2011), lot 50064.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF