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  • Lot# : 1043 Libanon

    French P.O. in Beirut 1865: Cover franked by 1862 80 c. carmine (4, two singles and a horizontal pair) to pay the double rate to USA all tied by '5082' gros chiffres of Beirut in black. 'Beyrout / Syrie' cds below (Jan 13). Thence via Allan Line Steamer with framed 'Br. Service' in red and 'Portland-Me. / Paid' cds of entry in red (Feb 11). Small imperfections but a rare high rate and an attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF
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