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Lot# 6235 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6235 French Levant

    French Post Offices in the Levant 1864 (Nov. 9): Cover from Constantinople to Genova, bearing Napoléon laureated 40 c. orange and 10 c. bistre in a horizontal strip of four, fresh and fine adhesives, tied by clear Gros Chiffres '5083' and matching crisp "CONSTANTINOPLE TURQUIE 9 NOV 64" cds. Framed PD and "PIROSCAFI POSTALI FRANCESI" handstamp, both in red alongside. Reverse with indistinct arrival cds. An exceptional franking to pay correctly the double 40 c. Levant to Italy rate.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF