1849/1850, INCOMING MAIL: France, 1 Fr carmine Cérès, horizontal strip of 3, close to mostly full margins, left stamp slightly touched at top, together with 20 C black Cérès, full margins, all stamps tied by diamond grid cancel(grille), mixed franking on cover from Paris(E)60, 30.JANV.50, to Bucarest in Romania; furthermore 3 x 20 C black on yellow Cérès (defective, crease) together with an uncancelled 1 Fr carmine Cérès, three full margins, left side slightly touched, mixed franking on cover from Paris(E)60, 11.DEC.49, to the same destination. Current certificates Pascal Scheller (7/2021) for both items are enclosed.
Both covers are representing the extremely rare single and double '1 Franc 60 Centimes' rate for letters from France via Austria to Moldavia or Wallachia. RRR!
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D) Lot is sold under the margin system (§25a UStG).
October 19th, 2021, 13:00 CEST