VERY FINE. A RARE AND OUTSTANDING USE OF A TÊTE-BÊCHE PAIR OF THE 1862 80-CENTIMES NAPOLEON III LAUREATE ISSUE ON A DOUBLE-RATE COVER TO NEW YORK.
This was carried under the French-U.S. Treaty on the Cunarder Canada from Liverpool on Oct. 15, 1864, arriving in Boston Oct. 29. Scott value for tête-bêche pair on cover is $20,500.00
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A COLORFUL AND RARE FIVE-COLOR FRANKING WITH THE 1869 5-FRANC NAPOLEON III LAUREATE ISSUE ON A REGISTERED COVER TO NEW YORK. A WONDERFUL SHOWPIECE.
This cover was prepaid for the triple 12-decimes rate plus 36-decimes registration. It was carried on the Cunarder Java from Queenstown, arriving New York Jul. 31, 1874