Los-Nr. 6198

373. Auktion




Ausruf700 €
Zuschlag800 €
1897, 1 pence horizontal strip of three, paying for the 3 pence interisland registered postage, together with New South Wales 1897 1 pence red strip of three and single 2 pence blue, on cover with the "Compagnie Des Messageries Maritimes" crest on the reverse to Marseille, the cover was not registered in Port Vila but in Sydney on December 8 1897. It is likely that the cover was posted on an island south of Port Vila on the Messageries Maritimes "Tanais" on its regular voyage from the New Hebrides to Sydney, a very rare and attractive cover with only three registered covers recorded Provenance: ex  Bill Holland