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Catalogue 267: BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - The DUBOIS collection (part II)
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  • Lot# : 4079 Guadeloupe

    British Packet Agency 1853 (July 18): Entire letter from Basseterre, Guadeloupe to a Marine Lieutenant in Cayenne, prepaid '4' (pence) in manuscript and struck with brilliant impression of the "♚ / PAID / AT / GUADELOUPE" handstamp in black on front, the cover displaying well with equally superb double arc "GUADELOUPE" datestamp (July 19) on reverse in black. Faint 'Demerara' transit cds (July 25) alongside. Charming and rare Gi = £ 2'250.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 4080 Guadeloupe

    1871/72: French Colonies General Issues 30 c. brown pair (Yvert 9) with clear to large margins all round used on 1872 cover to USA paying the internal postage, endorsed 'via St. Thomas' tied by lozenge of dots with Pointe à Pitre cds in black. British P.O. GUADELOUPE / PAID in red on front (Dec 11) and reverse with fine circular GUADELOUPE cds in red. 'N.Y. Steamship / 10' charge datestamp in black (Dec 20) also on obverse of an attractive cover. Envelope slightly trimmed at left but scarce and most attractive.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF
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