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Catalogue 281: France Part or Insufficiently Paid Incoming Mail – The Jack Blanc Collection
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  • Lot# : 7465 Paraguay

    1887: 5 c. blue used on underpaid 1890 cover to Bordeaux tied by "VILLA RICA" despatch cds (Dec 15) and struck on despatch with circular "VILLA RICA / T" marking in red. Buenos Aires transit on reverse and carried by French Packet "Orenoque" with circular "LIGNE J / PAQ. FR. No. 4" in blue. Short paid amount noted next to adhesive '25' and taxed at double the deficiency with 1881 Postage Due 10 c. black pair and 30 c. on arrival in Bordeaux. Readdressed and again taxed in Arcachon with Postage Due 10 c. black (2) and 30 c. black (Jan 17, 1891). Small imperfections but a rare usage from Paraguay.rnrnNote: Paraguay was a relatively early signatory to the UPU, joining on 1 July 1881.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF
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