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Sale 1167 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 November, 2017

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2301
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2301, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Radiant color, scissors-separated causing s.e. at sides, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), vertical strip of three and single of 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and horizontal pair of 10c Green, Ty. II (32), tied by "New Orleans La. Nov. 22, 1858" circular datestamps on orange cover to Genoa, Italy, sender's directive "Via London" and with "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, also with manuscript "2" indicating double weight, large manuscript "16" for 1.6 lira due, London, Paris and arrival backstamps, 3c strip placed over edge of cover and also scissors-separated affecting perfs, 1c piece out at upper right, still Very Fine, a colorful and very unusual use, franked to pay the 38c rate via Prussian Closed Mail, this must have missed the sailing of the HAPAG's Borussia on Dec. 1 and was instead placed aboard the Inman Line's City of Baltimore and sent via Open Mail, the stamps ended up only paying the 21c rate via American Packet with the remainder due from recipient, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
400
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