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Stamp of Japan » Foreign Post Offices » French Post Office 1873 (Dec 22) Small envelope to Bourdeaux, bearing 'Siège' 40c (2), perf. 'Cérès' 5c and 15c
Stamp of Japan » Foreign Post Offices » French Post Office 1873 (Dec 22) Small envelope to Bourdeaux, bearing 'Siège' 40c (2), perf. 'Cérès' 5c and 15c
Stamp of Japan » Foreign Post Offices » French Post Office 1873 (Dec 22) Small envelope to Bourdeaux, bearing 'Siège' 40c (2), perf. 'Cérès' 5c and 15c
Stamp of Japan » Foreign Post Offices » French Post Office 1873 (Dec 22) Small envelope to Bourdeaux, bearing 'Siège' 40c (2), perf. 'Cérès' 5c and 15c
Lot 40287
Japan » Foreign Post Offices » French Post Office
Price realised
480 EUR
Estimate
250 – 300 EUR
Auction date
Wed 16 Jun 2021 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1873 (Dec 22) Small envelope to Bourdeaux, bearing ‘Siège’ 40c (2, one with tiny corner fault in margin), perf. ‘Cérès’ 5c and 15c, tied by “5118” lozenges, displaying “YOKOHAMA/BAU FRANÇAIS” cds below, backstamped at Marseilles and Bourdeaux, a scarce franking including the rare usage of the ‘Siège’ 5c.

Catalogue reference: Yvert Y&T 38, 53, 59