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lot # 1458 - french colonies french guyana

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French Guyana RMSP 1864: Cover from Cayenne to Bordeaux at triple rate, endorsed "Par le Packet", franked by 1859/65 Eagle issue 10 c. bistre-brown in a vertical strip of three with third stamp "Timbre Couché" variety and 40 c. orange in horizontal strip of three, tied by dotted lozenge in black and by "CAYENNE / GUYANE FRANCAISE" despatch cds (Jan 1) in black above. Circular "Col. Fra. Angl. Amb. Calais" entry mark in black (Jan 30). Carried on the RMSP "Thames" to Barbados, thence by the "Derwent" to St. Thomas and the "Atrato" to Southampton. Reverse with Paris cds and Bordeaux arrival cds (Jan 31). Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 166. A delightful cover of great scarcity.

Catalogue 284: Europe & Overseas

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