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Lot# 6681 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6681 Luxemburg

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    Catalogue# : 19+32
    1878 (June 4): Double rate Registered envelope from the postal administration in Luxemburg to Berlin bearing a mixed franking of 1865 Arms 20 c. brown with coloured roulette and 1875 12½ rose perforated in a block of four, a fine and fresh multiple, the design shifted to the top right, tied by clear strikes of  LUXEMBURG despatch cds with information strike and framed RECOMMANDÉ alongside. In Germany a "Vom Ausland / über Bahnpost 12 / (Pagny - Metz) / Eingeschrieben" railway registration label for registered mail from abroad was added to the obverse. Reverse with distribution cds. Vertical file fold well away from the franking but through the label, nevertheless a most interesting and attractive combination cover.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800 CHF