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  • Lot# : 1683 Seychelles

    1842 (Oct 20): Entire letter written in french from the Seychelles, mailed to St. Malo, carried privately to Réunion and struck on obverse with circular ST. DENIS / ILE BOURBON cds in black (Jan 10, 1843). French entry marking at right with superb OUTRE-MER / NANTES cds (April 5) in red, with St Malo arrival cds on reverse in black and charged '6' décimes due. Fresh and fine, a rare and early usage from the Island.

    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 1684 Seychelles

    1853 (Nov 18): Entire letter written in french from Mahé, Seychelles to a Cardinal in Rome, carried privately to Mauritius where mailed with fine oval PACKET LETTER / MAURITIUS datestamp in red (Dec 6). Thence via French P.O. in Alexandria with datestamp on front (Jan 20, 1854) in black, straight line VIA DI MARE in red applied on arrival with Roma cds of receipt on reverse (Feb 6) in red and charged '20' decimi due in manuscript. Interesting and readable contents, a fine and rare entire.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1685 Seychelles

    1865/1968c.: Collection on leaves with various Mauritius used in Seychelles cancelled "B64" obliterator (6) and Mauritius used in Rodrigues (10 examples of which three on the 4 d. rose are superb); 1890/92 set of eight used, 1897/1900 1 r. 50 c. and 2 r. 25 c. unused, 1897 attractive registered cover to Germany and an up-rated stationery usage, 1903 set of eleven used, 1906 set of eleven used, George V sets to 5 r. used, 1948 RSW 5 r. used etc. A fine collection with many elusive stamps noted.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF
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