France 1849 - Superb 20 centimes with grey shade, in a pair on a letter. - Yvert 3i

Description
France 1849 - Superb 20 centimes with grey shade, in a pair on a letter. - Yvert 3i
Postal used

20 centimes, wonderful and in a very rare shade of grey (called mouse grey), pair on a letter sent with double postage from Bastia to Paris.
Front side with the January 25th 1850 date postmark from Bastia.
Value: €8,500

Exceptional and very rare as a pair on a letter.
Signed by Calves. Roger Calves certificate.

Lot details
Geographic Origin
France
Composition
Single
Short Description
Superb 20 centimes with grey shade, in a pair on a letter.
Year of the youngest stamps
1849
Name official catalogue
Yvert
Catalogue Number
3i
Condition
Postal used
Has certificate or expert signature
Yes
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