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Catalogue 281: France Part or Insufficiently Paid Incoming Mail – The Jack Blanc Collection
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  • Lot# : 7164 Senegal

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    Catalogue# : 32
    1867: Portugal 120 r. blue used on 1870 entire letter endorsed "per Sindh" to Saint Louis, Sénégal tied by '1' obliterator in black with Lisbon cds at left (July 27) and framed 'PD' in red. Underpaid by 60 reis and struck with framed "AFFRANCHISEMENT / INSUFFISANT" and handstruck '3' décimes due marking both in blue. Internal docketing of receipt (Aug 2). An extraordinary destination, the adhesive with small fault but nevertheless attractive and rare.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 7165 Senegal

    1878; General Issues 25 c. ultramarine imperforate, a single example used on 1883 cover to Bordeaux tied by "SENEGAL ET DEPCES / ST. LOUIS" datestamp in blue (Jan 22) with repeated strike adjacent. Carried on the "Orénoque" with octagonal "COL. FR. / PAQ, FR. J. No. 3" datestamp in red (Jan 27). Triangular "T" marking in red and struck with '5' décimes charge in black - this deleted and taxed with Duval Postage Due 1881 20 c. black and 30 c. black (Maury T17+T18) tied on arrival. A scarce and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 7166 Senegal

    1878: General Issues Type Sage 15 c. blue, faults and surrounded by '0' markings in manuscript - unaccepted for payment - used on 1880 cover to Aisne tied by circular "CORR. D. ARM / LIG. J. PAQ. FR. No. 6" datestamp (Sept 11) in red with repeated strike alongside (Salles fig. 1099). Struck on despatch with octagonal "CORR. D. ARMÉES / ST. LOUIS" in blue (Sept 8) below with "T" marking adjacent; reverse with Military cachet in blue and "Correspondence Militaire pour le Chef de Corps", Paris arrival cds alongside (Sept 24) and taxed with handstruck '15c.' in red. Despite imperfections, a scarce and unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 175 CHF

    Lot# : 7167 Senegal

    1881: General Issues 25 c. black on rose, a single example used on 1891 cover to France tied by "SAINT LOUIS / SENEGAL" despatch in black (Jan 7). Carried on the "Orénoque" with octagonal "LIGNE J / PAQ. FR. No. 4" in blue (Jan 8) below (Salles fig. 1067). taxed on arrival with Duval 1881 Postage Due 10 c. and 15 c. black (Maury T15+T16) tied by Paimbeuf cds's (Jan 18). Interesting notations in manuscript below the adhesive: "Lettres du Gouverneur de Sénégal".
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 7168 Senegal

    1883: Stampless cover from Dakar to France with manuscript on reverse: "Correspondence Militaire expedition du ht fleuve le Lt. comt le détt de Sis", struck on despatch with circular "CORR. D. ARM. / LIG. J. PAQ. F No. 3" and octagonal "COL. FR. / PAQ. FR. J. No. 3" datestamps (Jan 27) both in red (Salles figs. 1102 and 1088) and carried on Paquebot "Orénoque" with triangular "T" marking unusually struck in blue and handstamped '30' centimes in black. Taxed with Duval 1881 Postage Due 30 c. black tied by triangular handstamp. A rare and attractive cover. Signed Roumet.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 7169 Senegal

    1892: Stampless cover from Dakar to Paris with "DAKAR / SENEGAL" cds of despatch in black (Jan 27) with triangular "T" marking below. Taxed on arrival in Paris with Duval Postage Due 1881 15 c. black horizontal pair (Maury T16) tied by Paris cds's (Feb 9). Stains and envelope imperfections but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 7170 Senegal

    1894/96: Covers (2) on Exhibit page with earlier cover franked by 1892 15 c. blue pair tied "CCE MILRE ST. LOUIS / SENEGAL" cds's (Sept 25) and taxed on arrival with 1893 30 c. carmine in Toulouse; 1896 cover sent stampless with illustrated Anchor cachet "SOUDAN FRANCAIS / SERVICE DE SANTÉ" in blue overstruck with "Senegal / St. Louis" despatch cds (Oct 31), carried on Steamer "Brésil" with circular "CORR. D'ARM. / LIJ. J. PAQ. FR. No. 1" in blue (Nov 5); taxed with 1893 50 c. lilac in Chambery (Nov 14). This last a charming and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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