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Sale 1115 — A European Connoisseur's Collection of U.S. Classic Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 15 December, 2015

Category — 30c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 38)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2195, 30c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 38)30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Vibrant color, centered to left, tied by red grid cancel and matching "New York Paid 6 Jul 20" (1861) credit datestamp on blue folded cover to Lyon, France, addressed in the distinctive flourishing writing of the famous Payen correspondence, sender's oval handstamp and manuscript directive "Steamship Arago", ultramarine Havre arrival datestamp (Aug. 3, 1861), red "PD" in frame handstamp, French receiving backstamps, Very Fine, a perfect 30c 1860 cover from the Payen correspondence, used shortly before demonetization due to the Civil War

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