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Lot 40131
China » Foreign Post Offices » French Post Offices
Price realised
600 EUR
Estimate
200 – 300 EUR
Auction date
Wed 16 Jun 2021 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1876 (Jan-April) Two covers to France, one via Brindisi franked by 1871-75 30c & 80c (signed Roumet), the other via Marseilles addressed to the famous collector of Asian art who founded the Cernuschi Museum in Paris, with 1871-75 10c (2) and 80c, both with “5104” cancels and “SHANG-HAI/CHINE” cds, a duo of great appearance to show the British and French packet rates.

Catalogue reference: Yvert Y&T 56, 57, 58