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Catalogue 281: France Part or Insufficiently Paid Incoming Mail – The Jack Blanc Collection
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  • Lot# : 7108 St. Helena

    1864/74: 4 d. on 6 d. carmine (18 mm.), a used horizontal pair on 1868 cover to Rochefort-sur-Mer, cancelled in black and by oval "ST. HELENA" despatch (March 13) in blue. London transit cds on reverse (April 7) where struck with straight line "INSUFFICIENT" and by framed "GB / 2F.-" accountancy marking in black. Calais transit cds on obverse and taxed '10' décimes due upon receipt. Right hand adhesive with slight scuff at top right but an extremely rare and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,300 CHF
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