lot # 250 - europe France
Incoming Mail 1751 (April 30): Entire letter from Hamburg to Bordeaux struck in Paris with provenance handstamp "BSE Allemagne" in black (Van der Linden fig. 715 = 9 pts.). Manuscript '50' sols to collect on arrival, the correct rate for a letter at ½ an ounce from Hamburg. An extremely rare handstamp in the foremost quality.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas