lot # 3084 - europe France
1871/75: Cérès 80 c. rose (2), used on 1873 double rate cover from Bordeaux to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil endorsed 'Steamer Donnai' tied by dotted Anchor lozenge with circular LIGNE J / PAQ. FR. No. 5 datestamp (Dec 20) in black (Salles fig. 1063) with framed PD below. Reverse with Rio de Janeiro arrival cds (Jan 13, 1874). Some minor imperfections but a scarce double rate usage.
Catalogue 220: Europe & Overseas