lot # 3072 - europe France
1888: 'Round-the-World' card, with 10 c. stationery card used to New York up-rated with Type Sage 1876 5 c. green (Type II), from New York to Japan franked by Banknote issue 2 c. vermilion tied by New York / 6 duplex, from Yokohama back to Paris franked by 1876/88 Koban issue 3 s. orange and 5 s. blue tied by 'Y' cork handstamps in black. Three diagonal slits in card not noticeable on face, a dramatic and most appealing usage. Signed Scheller.
Catalogue 220: Europe & Overseas