1879 Envelope sent from Georgetown via French packet « Venezuela » to Bordeaux, France, franked Peace & Commerce (type Sage) 35c pair, paying the double rate, tied by octagonal « DEMERARI/5.DEC.79/PAQ.C No.1 » maritime ds, Bordeaux arrival bs; an important postal history rarity with this maritime marking with only five items recorded; (Salles fig. 1531a, rated ‘RR’).
« François » collection, Sale no.3, important French postal history sales (ms notation on reverse)
T. V. Roberts
John E. du Pont
Expertise: Signed Calves and Goebel