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Lot# 6240 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6240 French Levant

    French Offices in the Levant, Egypt 1875 (March 7): Triple rate Cover from Alexandria to Lyon, endorsed with a private "VIA BRINDISI" handstamp in blue and bearing horizontal strip of three Cérès 80 c. rose, tied by clear Gros Chiffres "5080" numeral lozenge, "PAQ. ANGL. ALEXANDRIE 7 MARS 75" despatch cds in black, framed PD and French "PAQ. ANGL. V BRIND. A MOD. 14 MARS 75" entry cds, both in red alongside. Some edge wear, nevertheless an appealing cover from the French PO in Alexandria which made its way with a British vessel to Brindisi, from there with the Italian and French railway system.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF