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Sale 885 — The Dr. Robert LeBow Collection, Part 1: Foreign Countries

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 November, 2004

Category — Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by Country

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2088
c
Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2088, Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by CountrySWITZERLAND, 1828-29, The Fischer Posts, Private Mail Service Between Switzerland and France, SWITZERLAND, 1828-29, The Fischer Posts, Private Mail Service Between Switzerland and FranceSWITZERLAND, 1828-29, The Fischer Posts, Private Mail Service Between Switzerland and France. Two folded letters from Switzerland to France, 1828 from Ependes ("Freiburg" straightline) to Lyon via Ferney with "Suisse Par Ferney" and "F.F.10." handstamps, other 1829 from Dellemont (straightline) to Colmar with "Suisse Par Delle" and "F.D.4" handstamps, ms. rates, Very Fine, in May 1828 the Franco-Fischer Treaty provided for mail exchange between the two countries via specific border points, handstamps were used to indicate transit

E. 300-400
160
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