lot # 3066 - europe France
1871/75: Cérès 25 c. blue, vertical strip of four used on 1874 cover to the French Consulate in Bangkok, Thailand with despatch cds 'Gare de Compeigne' at left (June 5) and framed P.P. in red. Reverse with 'Bordeaux a Paris' cds and 'Paris / Étranger' cds in blue. A fine and rare cover to an exotic destination: without backstamp as the Thailand Post Office did not open until 1883.
Catalogue 220: Europe & Overseas