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Auction: 20037 - The Charles Freeland Collection of Three Islands: St Lucia, Nevis & St Vincent
Lot: 151

(x) St. Lucia
1864-76 Watermark Crown CC, perf. 12½
1869 (4 Dec.) entire to Bordeaux, marked "Pr Guyane", bearing (4d.) yellow (2) clearly tied by two strikes of Anchor in diamond of dots, showing boxed "pd" and "ste lucie/paq. fr. c. no 1" octagonal datestamp (7.12) with, on reverse, "ligne a/paq. fr. no 3" double-ring d.s. (9.12) and arrival c.d.s.; the face panel with two small stains at top, addressee's name deleted and an erasure of manuscript at top. Extremely rare, the only recorded example of French packet mail cancelled on board

Bill Homan
Claude Cartier, September 1977
Peter Jaffé, March 2007

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