France



Catalog: Drummond OS10

Date issued: Unknown, EKU July 8, 1948

Printing: Black on thin gray

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "POSTES - TÉLÉGRAPHES - TÉLÉPHONES / (Art. 29, IV° fasc. de l'Instruction générale)"

Control Number: "No 509" on left side, "J. S. 720905." at bottom left

Description: Registered 1948 cover from Manjakandriana, Madagascar to London, routed through Paris and sealed at right and bottom with twelve French official seals, all tied front and reverse by eleven strikes of a July 13 Paris circular datestamp. Very unusual origin. "No 509" is found only on left margin position seals.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.






Catalog: Drummond OS8

Date issued: Unknown, EKU December 20, 1945

Printing: Black on glassine

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "POSTES, TÉLÉGRAPHES ET TÉLÉPHONES / (Art. 29, IV° fasc. de l'Instruction générale)"

Control Number: none

Description: Badly damaged 1947 registered cover from Paris to Toulon, France repaired at left and right edges with multiple Post and Telegraph seals, all tied front and back by unclear Toulon datestamps.

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