lot # 2041 - europe France
1872 (27. Dec.): 80c. carmine and rose tied by Lozenge 5089 (grand chiffre) ' Jaffa' to letter from 'JERUSALEM' to 'LYON'. The datestamp 'JAFFA SYRIE' as well as a 'PD' in red is is applied to the front of the letter, two transits and an arrival LYON (7. Jan. 73) are on the reverse. A very rare early letter from the 'Holy Land' in fine condition.
Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas