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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

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

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2361
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2361, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Horizontal strip of four, choice centering, vivid color, straight edge at right, tied by bold strikes of target cancel, "Auburn N.Y. Oct. 18" circular datestamp on ca. 1875 cover to Moradabad, India, sender's routing "Via Brindisi", red "New York 1.10 Oct. 20" credit datestamp (110 centimes = 22c), red London "Paid" transit datestamp and "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp both tie strip, Sea Post Office and receiving backstamps

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL FRANKING TO INDIA, BEARING A STRIP OF FOUR OF THE 7-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

This was prepaid for the 28c rate but credited in accordance with the 27c rate during the GPU/UPU period (the credit in centimes replaced old U.S. currency credit markings). Overall a spectacular cover in pristine condition.

Ex "Andromeda". With 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,400
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