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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — South America

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1150, South America12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Clearly-defined grill, tied by red grid cancel and matching "Baltimore Md. Dec. 21" (1870) circular datestamp on cover to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, red "New York Dec. 24" circular datestamp, blue boxed "Franca" handstamp, receiving backstamp, stamp with small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare use apparently underpaying the 15c treaty rate by American Packet from New York, but accepted as fully paid, one of only two recorded Baltimore foreign mail covers to Brazil, ex Gliedman

E. 750-1,000
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