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Lot 388

Netherlands East Indies, 1846 (Jan. 24) complete folded letter from Bordeaux to Batavia by "English Steamer via Suez, Ce, bearing "Aangebragt per Land-Mail./Te betalen port f 2 16 koper./Batavia, 12/4 1846" black on green label, showing framed "P.P." in red adjacent, and "Marseille" c.d.s. and framed "Singapore/Bearing" d.s. on reverse, a few letters of address acid-eaten, very early and rare Postage Due label employed to clarify final rate charge and negate any paid markings since prepayment was generally not possible to such destinations, NVPH I.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

Realized $1,500

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