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Belgium Domestic Usage

July 10, 1857

This folded letter was sent from Anvers (Antwerp) to Namur.
            Anvers is about 50 km north of Brussels and Namur is about 40 km southeast of Brussels.

The cover is franked with two imperforate 1851 20c blue King Leopold I (Scott 7).
There is a single Anvers CDS and a July 11 Namur receiver.
The stamps are cancelled by two strikes of a circular narrow grid.

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