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Catalogue 280: The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection (part III)
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  • Lot# : 6292 Reunion

    Réunion 1871 (Dec 8): Cover from St. Denis to Paris, bearing General Issues Eagle 10 c. bistre, a pair showing variety: one stamp turned sideways 'timbre couché' and horizontal strip of three, fine and fresh multiples with overall good to huge margins and fresh colour, one stamp shaved at top, tied by mute lozenge with "RÉUNION St DENIS" despatch cds in black and framed PD in red alongside. Cover opened roughly at to and backflap missing, nevertheless a most interesting item with this variety. Yvert = € 1'800+.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 6295 Reunion

    Réunion 1893 (Feb 24): Registered Envelope from St. Pierre to Strasbourg, bearing General issues Sage ovpt. REUNION without accent 40 c. orange, a right marginal horizontal strip of three as well as 1 fr. olive, a single adhesive from the lower right sheet margin and a horizontal strip of four, fresh and fine example with fair to enormous margins all round, tied by "REUNION SAINT PIERRE" cds in blue, information strike and framed R in the same colour alongside. Reverse with Shipmail "LA REUNION A MARSEILLE" octagonal datestamp and STRASSBURG arrival (March 29) cds. An exceptional franking, signed Calves Yv = € 4'700.rnNote: The cover is directed to Joseph August Schorong who served as bailiff of Strassburg.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF
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