Lot 418 -
RARE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR FRAMED "...d3 FOR BRINDISI ROUTE..." DEFICIENCY MARKING; 4 Nov. 1870 env. (some wear inc. small tear at top centre, and with minor dusting but still attractive) from Sydney ("D COOPER & Co." embossed flap) to London endorsed "[via] Marseilles" but re-routed due to the Prussian Siege of Paris; franked with 10d Lilac DLR sideface tied by fine "SYDNEY/N.S.W." duplex and by part of the frame of a very rare and very fine boxed "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID/FOR BRINDISI ROUTE/DEFICIENT....
Sold for GBP 1,700
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