lot # 729 - europe France
1871 (September): Selection 15 combination covers bearing primarily combinations of Siège 20 c. with small denomination values of diff. issues to pay the increased 25 c. inland rate of September 1st, 1871. This includes additional franking of Bordeaux 5 c., in total on three covers, from Sept 1, Sept. 2 and Sept 4, add. franking of Bordeaux 4 c. grey and Nap. laureated 1 c. (Sept 15), six cover with add. franking combinations of 1 c. / 2c. Nap. laureated, four covers with add. franking of Napolèon perforated 5 c. green as well as double rate franking of twice Siège 20 c. and a re-used Bordeaux 10 c. bistre to match the new 50 c. rate. An interesting and diverse cover lot.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS