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Lot# 496 - Auction 291-297

  • Lot# : 496 French Levant

    1858 (July 7): Eightfold rate cover from Constantinople to Paris, bearing five examples of 1854 Napolèon imperforated 80 c. carmine with overall fair to good margins (two defective), bearing indistinct Anchor grill with boxed PD, ship's CARMEL cds and boxed "PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITARRANÉE" handstamp in red alongside. Reverse with MARSEILLE transit and PARIS arrival (July 15) cds's. Cover with part of the addressee's name cut out and restored, some edge wear, nevertheless a most interesting Shipmail cover.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold