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lot # 5339 - Overseas imperial china

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1870: Cover from Shanghai to Lyon, endorsed "via Brindisi", bearing Siège 40 c. orange in mixed franking with Cérès 1872 10 c. brown and 80 c. rose, cancelled by Gros Chiffres '5104' numeral lozenge, the Siège tied in addition by "SHANG-HAI 25 MARS 75 CHINE" cds, framed PD and "PAQ. ANG. V. BRIND. 8 MAI 75 MOD." cds, both in red alongside. Reverse with Lyon arrival (May 9) cds. Fresh and fine appearance, correct franking to pay the rate from China to France in the July 1871 tariff.rnProvenance: 148. Corinphila sale (Feb. 2007), lot 1993.
Catalogue 260: Italy, France and European Countries


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