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Auction: 19047 - The 'Rochambeau' Collection of France
Lot: 103

France The Rochambeau Collection
The War of 1870-71
Collection of thirty-four covers, cards or pieces and some stamps contained in an album, including Ballon Monte (Gazette des Absents, No. 17) carried by the Général Chanzy and part of the captured mail, Alsace and Lorraine with Feldpost covers, including entire letter to Bologne bearing net upwards 20c. pair with boxed Feldpost Relais 25 cancellation and tiny "auf militarischen/befehl angehalten" censor marking, 1871 cover from Guebwiller to Prague franked 5c., 10c., 1871 cover with a combination of France and Alsace and Lorraine, 1872 cover from Mulhouse to Paris franked Germany Eagle 2g, taxed "25" on arrival, 1872 cover from Strasbourg to Belfort franked Germany Eagle 2g. and France 25c., etc., an interesting group

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