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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA with foreign stamp(s)
Entered by: nusivar
Added on:Jul 1, 18
Edited on:Jul 1, 18
 
Postmark: Jul 23, 1899 (Prisoner Bonivad at Chillon PC with interesting message)
Origin: Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Destination: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

Here is an 1899 picture post card showing "Prison de Bonivad at Chilllon" with an interesting message. Writer mentions seeing the names of George Sand, Victgor Hugo, Chas Read et al names chiseled on the columns of the prison where Bonvida was chained by Duke of Savoy.

See:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran├žois_Bonivard

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, price not specified.   Interested in this cover? Contact nusivar.
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.