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Lot 30

PAPILLON DE METZ: 1870 (September 23), small leaflet with 9 lines of text from a son to his parents, addressed to Avignon, accompanied by the original envelope of postal re-expedition, endorsed "par ballon" and showing clear date stamp "AVIGNON .. OCT 70". A remarkable and very rare ensemble of the Siège of Metz which lasted from August till late October 1870. 2 certificates Robineau (2000, 2001)