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Sale 1216 — The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Category — 3c-90c 1857 Perforated Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
143
c
Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 143, 3c-90c 1857 Perforated Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c Orange Brown (30). Used with 10c Green, Ty. V (35) and 30c Orange (38), cancelled or tied by red grids, matching “New York Paid 18 Jul. 13” (1861) 18c credit circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Lyon, France, sender’s ship-name directive “Depart par steamer Hammonia” at top and carried aboard that HAPAG vessel, transit and receiving backstamps, file crease thru 5c and 10c stamps, appears Very Fine, a colorful triple-rate franking, covers from this correspondence are more commonly found with the 5c Ty. II Brown (Scott 30A), this is a far more desirable example franked with the Orange Brown, which is much scarcer on cover, ex Frelinghuysen, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
475
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