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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

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

Category — 1861-68 Issues: Foreign Destinations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2308
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2308, 1861-68 Issues: Foreign Destinations90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Straight edge at left, used with horizontal pair of 3c Rose (65) and cancelled by segmented corks, "Washington D.C. Apr. 26" circular datestamp on Department of Agriculture, Official Business printed oversize cover to London, England, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid Apr. 27" circular datestamp, red 1867 London transit datestamp, repaired tears at top significantly affecting one 3c stamp

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1861 ISSUE ON AN AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT IMPRINT COVER TO ENGLAND. ONLY NINE 90-CENT COVERS ARE KNOWN USED TO ENGLAND.

Ex "Lake Shore". With 1973 Diena certificate.

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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