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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
2281
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2281, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Horizontal strip of four, well-centered, wonderful deep rich color and sharp impression, tied by two light strikes of "New Orleans La. May 1, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, "6" reales due handstamp for Mexican internal postage, couple light folds at bottom

VERY FINE. A STRIKING 1857 10-CENT TYPE III MULTIPLE ON A QUADRUPLE-RATE COVER TO MEXICO FROM THE HARGOUS CORRESPONDENCE. MULTIPLE-RATE COVERS TO MEXICO ARE RARELY FOUND IN THIS REMARKABLY FRESH AND CHOICE CONDITION.

Pencil note "Colson $200" on back, referring to the price paid to Warren H. Colson, probably more than 70 years ago.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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