Sale 1136 — The Peter Sharrer Collection of United States Postal Markings

Sale Date — Wednesday, 5 October, 2016

Category — Railroad, Waterway and Ship Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1045
c
Sale 1136, Lot 1045, Railroad, Waterway and Ship MarkingsGloucester Ms. May 26. Vivid red circular datestamp and matching large "SHIP" straightline handstamp with manuscript "14" rate changed to "8" on blue folded letter in French datelined "Cayenne 6 Avril 1840" (Surinam) and addressed to Salem Mass., forwarding agent's blue manuscript endorsement on back "Forwarded by Your most Obt Sevt. Moses A. Wittering, Paramaribo, April 25th, 1840" and directive on front in same hand "favd by Capt. Jer. Foster, Bark Jane", Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
1,800