Lot #4 - FRANCE (see also #37/39 & 194/198)

Incoming Siege of Paris Mail, Boules de Moulins. franked 1 Fr, the correct rate, France 20c Blue (Ceres #44 Bordeaux good 4 margins) horizontal strip of 3 + 2x20c (#29 Lauree), tied to folded letter by "532" Gros Chiffres & "BORDEAUX  5 (JAN) 71" double-circle datestamp, addressed to Paris - no arrival pmk,  manuscript "Paris par Moulins (Allier)" directive at bottom; slight water damage as expected, message faded, fine & scarce

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Sale date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 20:00

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