Sale 256

Lot 476

Liberia, 1896 "Vice-Consulat de France à la Côte Occidentale d' Afrique" cover to Monrovia (Oct. 31), redirected to Rennes (Jan. 3), posted unfranked from Sierra Leone (French Consular cachet on reverse) with oval "T" handstamp, upon arrival in Liberia annotated "Due 20" in pencil with Postage Due 1893 20c lilac on gray (J8) tied by unframed "Monrovia/Liberia" c.d.s. and upon arrival in France Postage Due 10c brown pair cancelled by "Rennes/…" c.d.s., flap at back missing, Very Fine and exceptional Postage Due cover from an exotic independent African State.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

Realized $1,700

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