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  • Lot# : 666 Argentina

    Messageries Impériales 1872 (Feb 4): Cover from Buenos Ayres to Arnstadt bei Gotha at double rate endorsed "Par la Vapeur Française via Bordeaux", franked by Cérès 1871/75 15 c. bistre and 25 c. blue - single and two blocks of four, all tied by dotted Anchor lozenge with octagonal "BUENOS-AYRES / PAQ. FR. J No. 2" datestamp (Feb 29) in black (Salles fig. 1072). Carried on Paquebot "Sindh" to Bordeaux with Arnstadt arrival cds (April 1) on reverse. The block is folded over the edge of the envelope and now displayed well. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 108. An unusual and attractive cover.rnProvenance: Maurice Burrusrnrn 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF