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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2277
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2277, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). L-shaped block of three, tied by red grid cancels, matching "New York Paid 12 Aug. 1" (1860) credit datestamp on buff cover to Guelma, French Algeria, French transit datestamps including Paris, receiving backstamp, right stamp with pieces out at top and bottom, bottom left stamp with creases at bottom left from placement near edge of cover, otherwise Fine and rare use to an unusual destination, although Algeria was considered by French postal authorities to be part of France (with the same rates), it is highly regarded as a separate destination by postal history collectors

E. 500-750
425
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