lot # 3053 - europe France
1871 (Sept. 25): Napoleon lauré 1 c. olive in mixed franking with Bordeaux 4 c. grey and Siège 20 c. blue, all with fresh colours, good to large margins and perforations, respectively, tied by crisp '2045' Grand Chiffre numeral marks to entire letter with "LIGUGÉ 25 SEPT 71" cds alongside, sent to Marseille, reverse with Paris transit and arrival cds's. A fresh and fine three issue combination to pay the new September rate of 25 centimes. Signed Calves.
Catalogue 220: Europe & Overseas