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French Colonies

The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection (part 1)
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  • Lot# : 5325 French Colonies

    1892 (Sept 28): Benin, envelope despatched on the "Paquebot-Poste Ville-de-Maceio" to Le Havre bearing French definitive Sage 25 c. black on rose, a fresh and fine example, tied by crisp octagonal "BORDEAUX A LOANGO L.L.No2" cds (Sept 28), a perfect illustration strike alongside, reverse with handstamp of the paquebot in violet, PORTO-NOVO BENIN transit (Sept. 30) and Le Havre (Nov. 5) arrival cds's. An attractive Shipmail item from the west coast of Africa.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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