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Benin (Benin) 1893 stampless military cover to Boulogne endorsed “Expedition du Dahomey”, anchor illustrated MARINE FRANCAISE DERVICE A LA MER handstamp and Correpce Militaire Porto-Novo Benin cds, blue Établissements Du Benin Ligne L No.1, maritime date stamp with triangular framed T in same hade, a 30c. postage due applied and tied on arrival (damaged at top). The cover being taxed despite the milir=tary cachets as it has not been counter signed by an officerBenin (Benin) 1893 stampless military cover to Boulogne endorsed “Expedition du Dahomey”, anchor illustrated MARINE FRANCAISE DERVICE A LA MER handstamp and Correpce Militaire Porto-Novo Benin cds, blue Établissements Du Benin Ligne L No.1, maritime date stamp with triangular framed T in same hade, a 30c. postage due applied and tied on arrival (damaged at top). The cover being taxed despite the milir=tary cachets as it has not been counter signed by an officer

Benin

Covers and stamps / Dahomey / French Colonies / French Maritime / Military / Postage dues

(Benin) 1893 stampless military cover to Boulogne endorsed “Expedition du Dahomey”, 'anchor' illustrated MARINE FRANCAISE DERVICE A LA MER handstamp and Correpce Militaire Porto-Novo Benin cds, blue Établissements Du Benin Ligne L No.1, maritime date stamp with triangular framed 'T' in same hade, a 30c. postage due applied and tied on arrival (damaged at top). The cover being taxed despite the milir=tary cachets as it has not been counter signed by an officer

£175

Dahomey (Benin) 1902 (22 Oct) cover to Paris  franked 15c. tied multi faceted Telegraphie Militaire/ Poste No.6/ Benin with another clearer cancel alongside, bottom left octagonal Loango A Bordeaux L.L.No.3 maritime date stamp, Cotonou transit and arrival backstamps.Dahomey (Benin) 1902 (22 Oct) cover to Paris  franked 15c. tied multi faceted Telegraphie Militaire/ Poste No.6/ Benin with another clearer cancel alongside, bottom left octagonal Loango A Bordeaux L.L.No.3 maritime date stamp, Cotonou transit and arrival backstamps.

Dahomey

Covers and stamps / Benin / Dahomey / French Maritime / Telegraph

(Benin) 1902 (22 Oct) cover to Paris franked 15c. tied multi faceted Telegraphie Militaire/ Poste No.6/ Benin with another clearer cancel alongside, bottom left octagonal Loango A Bordeaux L.L.No.3 maritime date stamp, Cotonou transit and arrival backstamps.

£375

France (Disinfected Mail) 1837 entire from Cairo, Egypt to Marseille bearing maritime PAYS DOUTREMER handstamp and arrival cds, reverse with two-line PURIFIE LAZARET/Marseille handstamp and further cds, cover with four horizontal slits.France (Disinfected Mail) 1837 entire from Cairo, Egypt to Marseille bearing maritime PAYS DOUTREMER handstamp and arrival cds, reverse with two-line PURIFIE LAZARET/Marseille handstamp and further cds, cover with four horizontal slits.

France

Covers and stamps / Egypt / French Maritime / Disinfected mail / Maritime

(Disinfected Mail) 1837 entire from Cairo, Egypt to Marseille bearing maritime PAYS D'OUTREMER handstamp and arrival cds, reverse with two-line PURIFIE LAZARET/Marseille handstamp and further cds, cover with four horizontal slits.

£135

French Levant (Disinfected Mail) 1871 outer letter sheet to Genova, franked ‘Bordeaux’ 20c. and 40c. with close to large margins, cancelled by ‘anchor’ lozenge, octagonal maritime Constantinople Paq. Fr. No.3 date stamp, framed PD, with two disinfection slits, reverse with Messina transit.French Levant (Disinfected Mail) 1871 outer letter sheet to Genova, franked ‘Bordeaux’ 20c. and 40c. with close to large margins, cancelled by ‘anchor’ lozenge, octagonal maritime Constantinople Paq. Fr. No.3 date stamp, framed PD, with two disinfection slits, reverse with Messina transit.

French Levant

Covers and stamps / Constantinople / French Levant / French Maritime / Maritime

(Disinfected Mail) 1871 outer letter sheet to Genova, franked ‘Bordeaux’ 20c. and 40c. with close to large margins, cancelled by ‘anchor’ lozenge, octagonal maritime Constantinople Paq. Fr. No.3 date stamp, framed PD, with two disinfection slits, reverse with Messina transit.

£495

Zanzibar (French Post Office) 1897 (4 Sept) registered, slightly larger cover to Metz franked at 7½a. double rate with registration with 2a. on 20c., 2 ½a. on 25c. and 3a. on 30c. tied double ring cds, red framed ‘R’ handstamp, La Reunion A Marseille LV. No.3 octagonal maritime cancel, Metz arrival backstamp. The backflap is missing but still desirable as the latest recorded use of the red ‘R’.

Zanzibar

Covers and stamps / French Colonies / Zanzibar / French Maritime

(French Post Office) 1897 (4 Sept) registered, slightly larger cover to Metz franked at 7½a. double rate with registration with 2a. on 20c., 2 ½a. on 25c. and 3a. on 30c. tied double ring cds, red framed ‘R’ handstamp, La Reunion A Marseille LV. No.3 octagonal maritime cancel, Metz arrival backstamp. The backflap is missing but still desirable as the latest recorded use of the red ‘R’.

£425

Zanzibar (French Post Office) 1899 (29 Juil) cover to Mooldava, Madagascar franked on reverse with 2 ½a. on 25c. tied unclear cds, a good strike on front, octagonal Marseille A La Reunion LU No.3 date stamp, Majunga Madagascar cds to left.Zanzibar (French Post Office) 1899 (29 Juil) cover to Mooldava, Madagascar franked on reverse with 2 ½a. on 25c. tied unclear cds, a good strike on front, octagonal Marseille A La Reunion LU No.3 date stamp, Majunga Madagascar cds to left.

Zanzibar

Covers and stamps / French Colonies / Zanzibar / French Maritime

(French Post Office) 1899 (29 Juil) cover to Mooldava, Madagascar franked on reverse with 2 ½a. on 25c. tied unclear cds, a good strike on front, octagonal Marseille A La Reunion LU No.3 date stamp, Majunga Madagascar cds to left.

£65

France (Maritime Mail) 1859 commercial entire from Constantinople to “Tagliaferro & figli”, Malta with company chop across reverse, the front bearing fine blue strike of Borysthene cds; good clean condition.

France

Covers and stamps / Constantinople / French Maritime / Malta / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1859 commercial entire from Constantinople to “Tagliaferro & figli”, Malta with company chop across reverse, the front bearing fine blue strike of Borysthene cds; good clean condition.

£70

France (Maritime Mail) 1868 outer letter sheet to Genova per Savona franked ‘Laureated’Napo;eon 80c. pair and single tied by ‘anchor’ lozenge cancel with faint octagonal Buenos Ayres date stamp at centre, various Italian transit and arrival cds.
Carried by the “Carmel” to Montevideo and thence by “Guienne” to Bordeaux.
France (Maritime Mail) 1868 outer letter sheet to Genova per Savona franked ‘Laureated’Napo;eon 80c. pair and single tied by ‘anchor’ lozenge cancel with faint octagonal Buenos Ayres date stamp at centre, various Italian transit and arrival cds.
Carried by the “Carmel” to Montevideo and thence by “Guienne” to Bordeaux.

France

Covers and stamps / Argentina / French Maritime / Italy incoming mail / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1868 outer letter sheet to Genova per Savona franked ‘Laureated’Napo;eon 80c. pair and single tied by ‘anchor’ lozenge cancel with faint octagonal Buenos Ayres date stamp at centre, various Italian transit and arrival cds. Carried by the “Carmel” to Montevideo and thence by “Guienne” to Bordeaux.

£295

France (Maritime Mail) 1871 (Fe 21) cover to Tenby, Wales franked ‘Laureated Napoleon’ 10c. and 20c. tied  by’723’ obliterator (of Southampton), framed Southampton/ france/ MB handstamp below, arrival backstamp; very fine condition.

France

Covers and stamps / France / French Maritime / Great Britain Incoming / Wales / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1871 (Fe 21) cover to Tenby, Wales franked ‘Laureated Napoleon’ 10c. and 20c. tied by’723’ obliterator (of Southampton), framed Southampton/ france/ MB handstamp below, arrival backstamp; very fine condition.

£575

France (Maritime Mail) 1880 (DE 2) cover to Bristol franked 25c. ‘Sage’ cancelled  ‘723’ numeral (of Southampton) and to left Southampton/ France/ MB framed date stamp, arrival backstamp partly removed by loss of part of backflap; some toning.

France

Covers and stamps / France / French Maritime / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1880 (DE 2) cover to Bristol franked 25c. ‘Sage’ cancelled ‘723’ numeral (of Southampton) and to left Southampton/ France/ MB framed date stamp, arrival backstamp partly removed by loss of part of backflap; some toning.

£255

France (Maritime Mail) 1901 (18 Sept) cover to Dieppe franked 15c. tied Bordeaux A Colon L.D. No.3 octagonal date stamp, blue transit of two days later at San Jose Costa Rica, arrival backstamp.

France

Covers and stamps / Costa Rica / France / French Maritime / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1901 (18 Sept) cover to Dieppe franked 15c. tied Bordeaux A Colon L.D. No.3 octagonal date stamp, blue transit of two days later at San Jose Costa Rica, arrival backstamp.

£295

France (Maritime Mail) 1904 cover to Finistere franked 1902-03 Crete 10c. Mouchon pen cancelled and bearing violet Marine Francaise * Service A La Mer cachet at right, arrival backstamp.

France

Covers and stamps / Crete / France / French Levant / French Maritime / Maritime

(Maritime Mail) 1904 cover to Finistere franked 1902-03 Crete 10c. Mouchon pen cancelled and bearing violet Marine Francaise * Service A La Mer cachet at right, arrival backstamp.

£55

France (Maritime) 1886 (MY 9) cover to Southampton franked ‘Sage’ 25c. tied by octagonal framed SOUTHAMPTON/ FRANCE/ MB date stamp; a little roughly opened on reverse, a very fine strike of this cancel.

France

Covers and stamps / France / French Maritime / Great Britain Incoming / Maritime

(Maritime) 1886 (MY 9) cover to Southampton franked ‘Sage’ 25c. tied by octagonal framed SOUTHAMPTON/ FRANCE/ MB date stamp; a little roughly opened on reverse, a very fine strike of this cancel.

£145

Mauritius (Postal Stationery) 1892 6c green card to Brusells, endorsed with handstamp ‘Via Marseille’ and cancelled on board with French maritime Ligne T Paq. Fr. No.3 date stamp partially overstruck by arrival cds, two words greetings message.

Mauritius

Covers and stamps / Mauritius / French Maritime / Maritime / Postal Stationery / Via Marseille

(Postal Stationery) 1892 6c green card to Brusells, endorsed with handstamp ‘Via Marseille’ and cancelled on board with French maritime Ligne T Paq. Fr. No.3 date stamp partially overstruck by arrival cds, two words greetings message.

£65

Mauritius (Postal Stationery) 1905 36c. envelope registered to Switzerland with despatch cds,  red oval Registration date stamp with blue manuscript number, French maritime octagonal date stamp, arrival backstamp. Good clean example.

Mauritius

Covers and stamps / Mauritius / French Maritime / Registered mail / Postal Stationery

(Postal Stationery) 1905 36c. envelope registered to Switzerland with despatch cds, red oval Registration date stamp with blue manuscript number, French maritime octagonal date stamp, arrival backstamp. Good clean example.

£65

Mauritius 1837 outer letter sheet to Bordeaux from Port Louis bearing oval POST OFFICE MAURITIUS handstamp, French maritime PAYS DOUTREMER handstamp and Nantes transit cds, rated

Mauritius

Covers and stamps / Mauritius / French Maritime / Maritime

1837 outer letter sheet to Bordeaux from Port Louis bearing oval POST OFFICE MAURITIUS handstamp, French maritime PAYS D'OUTREMER handstamp and Nantes transit cds, rated "7" decimes, arrival backstamp.

£625

FRANCE (P.Os. Abroad) 1843 Entire to Confolens bearing ALEXANDRIE * EGYPT date stamp of the French Post Office and red boxed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANEE. Rated 9 decimes on arrival. Routed via Malta where disinfected and LAZARETTO cachet applied on the reverse.

FRANCE (P.Os. Abroad)

Covers and stamps / Egypt / France / French Maritime / Disinfected mail

1843 Entire to Confolens bearing 'ALEXANDRIE * EGYPT' date stamp of the French Post Office and red boxed 'PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANEE'. Rated '9' decimes on arrival. Routed via Malta where disinfected and LAZARETTO cachet applied on the reverse.

£55

French Levant 1860 entire from Odessa with company chop bottom left, forwarded to Constantinople with agents handstamp on reverse, addressed to Malta and carried on French ship ‘Borysthene’ with cds top right, at double rate 2/- on arrival manuscript charge, arrival backstamp.

French Levant

Covers and stamps / French Levant / French Maritime / Malta / Russia / Odessa

1860 entire from Odessa with company chop bottom left, forwarded to Constantinople with agents handstamp on reverse, addressed to Malta and carried on French ship ‘Borysthene’ with cds top right, at double rate 2/- on arrival manuscript charge, arrival backstamp.

£145

French Levant 1867 entire from Odessa with fine company chop bottom left, forwarded to Constantinople with agents handstamp at top, addressed to Palermo, sicily and carried on French ship with octagonal Constantinople P.Fr. U No.3, framed Italian PIROSCAFI/POSTALI/FRANCESI handstamp, reverse with Messina transit and arrival date stamps.

French Levant

Covers and stamps / Constantinople / French Levant / French Maritime / Italy incoming mail / Forwarding Agents / Odessa

1867 entire from Odessa with fine company chop bottom left, forwarded to Constantinople with agents handstamp at top, addressed to Palermo, sicily and carried on French ship with octagonal Constantinople P.Fr. U No.3, framed Italian PIROSCAFI/POSTALI/FRANCESI handstamp, reverse with Messina transit and arrival date stamps.

£185

French Levant 1872 (20 Juil) entire to Grenoble franked 1863-71 40c. tied ‘anchor’ lozenge with octagonal Constantinople P. Fr U. No. 2, red French maritime entry cds of Marseille, arrival backstamp.

French Levant

Covers and stamps / Constantinople / French Levant / French Maritime / Via Marseille

1872 (20 Juil) entire to Grenoble franked 1863-71 40c. tied ‘anchor’ lozenge with octagonal Constantinople P. Fr U. No. 2, red French maritime entry cds of Marseille, arrival backstamp.

£65