Lot# 2289 - Sale #3005

  • Lot# : 2289 France - Postal History

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    47 var., 1870 40c Orange on yellowish, Bisect used as 20c on cover,  vertical bisect tied on folded lettersheet by large numeral "1802" cancel with accompanying Hirson 3 Juin 71 c.d.s. at left, backstamped Brunehamel two days later, ms. "Bon pour 20c" and signed by the receiver on the restored letter (the top right corner with the stamp had been excised from the cover and was reattached, presumably by the sender), Very Fine and rare; 2010 Roumet certificate mentioning "...lettre restaurée" (Yvert EUR60,000)
    Start Price : 12,000 USD
    Current Opening : 7,250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold