lot # 6222 - europe France
1876: Triple rate large-sized registered value cover with an insured value of 9'950 francs, sent from Loudun to St. Maixant, bearing a mass franking of Sage 75 rose carmine type I, a vertical strip of five and nine singe examples (two torn) together with single 5 c. green type II and 15 c. blue type II, tied by crisp despatch (Jan 11, 85) cds superb ingormation strike and CHARGÉ in red alongside. Reverse with timbre indicatif de chargement giving a weight of 38 gram, ambulant and arrival (Jan 13) cds's. In spite of its limitations a stunning franking paying correctly 45 c. for a cover with a weight between 30 and 50 gram plus 25 c. fixed fee and 100 times 10 c. for the insurance.
Catalogue 288: The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection (part IV)