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Worldwide & Great Britain - Dec 2019

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

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    Lot 194

    PRE- NAPOLEONIC FRENCH MILITARY MAILS, 1709-81 - BENESOUEF - VERY RARE RED OCCUPATION MARK ON COVER TO TAX DIRECTOR REYNIER IN CAIRO; Very fine 11 Dec. 1800 EL (small corner repair at top left of address-panel does not detract) from "[General?] Laparouse" in "Benessuef" to "Citoyen Reynier, Directuer des revenus en nature et du mobilier national, Kaire", sent free as official mail but having a very fine claret-red "BENESOUEF." mark (only recorded Oct. 1799 - Mar. 1801) nicely placed on the front. Possibly the finest example of this rare mark recorded. Exhibition Quality. [With a fine c.1820 print of General Reynier, the more famous brother of the addressee of this letter.] (2 items)

    Estimate: £1000

    Worldwide & Great Britain - Dec 2019, Lot 194

    PRE- NAPOLEONIC FRENCH MILITARY MAILS, 1709-81 - BENESOUEF - VERY RARE RED OCCUPATION MARK ON COVER TO TAX DIRECTOR REYNIER IN CAIRO; Very fine 11 Dec. 1800 EL (small corner repair at top left of address-panel does not detract) from "[General?] Laparouse" in "Benessuef" to "Citoyen Reynier, Directuer des revenus en nature et du mobilier national, Kaire", sent free as official mail but having a very fine claret-red "BENESOUEF." mark (only recorded Oct. 1799 - Mar. 1801) nicely placed on the front. Possibly the finest example of this rare mark recorded. Exhibition Quality. [With a fine c.1820 print of General Reynier, the more famous brother of the addressee of this letter.] (2 items)

    Estimate: £1000 ×