(Benin) 1898 (5 Juil) Value Declared for 600 francs on Golfe De Benin 15c. postal stationery envelope to Besancon additionally franked Golfe de Benin 2c., 20c. and 75c. in combination with Benin 1c. and 2c. all tied Porto Novo Dahomey cds, straight-line CHARGE at left and octagonal maritime date stamp at base, reverse with framed segmented handstamp, arrival cds and five red wx seals. A rare franking made up of 50c. postage, 25c. registration and 40c. insurance. Ex. Grabowski.