Sale 30

Lot 846

Indochina, 1932 (Sept. 29), eye-catching cover sent from Cantho, Cochinchine, to Wallis Island, assessed postage due, an exceptional cover, showing manuscript "via Sydney" and franked by two 1/10c and 4/5c Indochina adhesives, tied by bold blue "Poste Rurale/Binhthuy/Province Cantho" handstamps, with "Cantho/29-9/32/Cochinchine" origin c.d.s. on reverse, along with same-day Saigon Central transit; cover is addressed to Mota Uta and obviously short-paid, with "Iles Wallis et Futuna" 15c and 30c (each a margin pair) and 10c Postage Dues added and cancelled by "Protectorat Français/31/DEC/32/Wallis" arrival markings, Very Fine and choice, a remarkable destination and usage item.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.


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