Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3090
c
Sale 1106, Lot 3090, 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, 10c Green (63, 68 two). Grid cancels, tied by "Newburyport Ms. Dec. 19, 1862" circular datestamp on buff cover to Cape of Good Hope and forwarded to Calcutta, India, backstamped with scarce "Portland Me. Am. Pkt." large circular datestamp, also backstamped with red London and Capetown handstamps, red "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp and additional manuscript rates for forwarding, oval circular datestamps, bold "Forwarded by Holmes & Co. Cape of Good Hope" handstamp, small piece missing from flap affects Portland marking, otherwise Very Fine, a most unusual routing, ex LeBow

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