lot # 5075 - übersee brasilien
1875 (Feb 16): Mourning envelope carried at double rate from Rio de Janeiro to Brussels, Belgium carried on French Packet "Senegal", franked by 1866 Dom Pedro 10 r. vermilion, 50 r. blue and scarce 500 r. orange all tied by segmented cork handstamps in black and by "RIO - JANEIRO / PAQ. FR. J No. 3" datestamp in black (Salles fig. 1079) with framed "PD" alongside in red. Reverse with Paris cds (March 10) and "France / Midi 1" transit alongside Brussels arrival. File fold away from the adhesives and some aging, but a rare destination for Brazilian mail at this date.
Katalog 269: SÜDAMERIKA - Maritime Postgeschichte 1606-1886 - Die Sammlung Everaldo Santos