Auction: 18054 - The 'Hermione' Collection of France, 1849-1950
1849-50 First Issue
1fr. carmine-brown, an extraordinary example from the lower left corner of the sheet featuring enormous margins on these sides, ample to large in the others, deep shade, neatly tied to 11 June 1850 cover carried at triple rate to Ducey, showing dispatch c.d.s. of Vire on front and arrival on reverse; slight soiling along vertical crease to cover, in no way detracting. An exceptional example of this attractive shade on cover. Spink Maury 6b, €1,850+. Photo
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