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  • Lot# : 559 Obervolta

    Upper Volta - Haute Volta 1920/1963c.: Colony period, the extensive collection with the stamp issues mint & used and postal stationery, unique Madagascar UPU Specimen pieces (4), many hundreds of covers with study of the Postal Rates and the changing borders and boundaries of the Colony, Postmark interest obviously abounds throughout with noted early strikes of Banfora, Bobo-Dioulasso, Boromo, Dedougou, Diebougou, Dori, Gaoua. Hounde, Kaya, Koudougou, Leo, Ouahagouya, Po, Tenkodogo, mail from 1933-1948 used in former areas of Upper Volta now transferred to Niger, Ivory Coast and Soudan etc. with many covers and much cancellation and rate interest, 1956 unrecorded Telegram form and fine 'Interim Period' collection between Dec 1958 and Aug 1960 just prior to Independence, with an array of colourful (and relatively scarce) later covers plus a few Proofs etc. Probably one of the finest collections extant of this country.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF
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