lot # 5259 - europe France
1872: Double rate Cover from Paris to Sundsvall in Sweden, bearing Cérès 1872 30 c. brown, two horizontal pairs, tied by Paris Star '26' numeral obliterator and Paris Gare du Nord (Sept 14, 1875) cds, framed "P.D." in red alongside. Reverse with illegible Swedish cds (Sept 18, 1875). Correct franking for the second weight rate to this rare destination, as France did not join the GPU before January 1, 1876.
Catalogue 260: Italy, France and European Countries