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Sale 1191 — United States and CSA Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 October, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Transatlantic, Railroad, Steamboat Mail

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2020, Transatlantic, Railroad, Steamboat Mail(Falmouth-New York Packet, 1757, 1758, 1759) "NEW/YORK", (Falmouth-New York Packet, 1757, 1758, 1759) "NEW/YORK"(Falmouth-New York Packet, 1757, 1758, 1759) "NEW/YORK". Three covers with two-line handstamp, first with red manuscript "6 dwt" double rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, forwarder's notation "Falmouth August 17th 1757", no packet rate (possibly carried by private ship), small piece out of flap touches notation, part of back panels (with docketing) removed, slightly toned along folds, still Fine and rare Quaker forwarding notation, second with red manuscript "P1N" prepaid 1sh packet rate, manuscript "3 dwt" rate (N.Y. to Phila.) on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, Very Fine, third manuscript rate "3dwt:16g" with "16g" crossed out on folded cover to Israel Pemberton in Philadelphia, soiled along folds, still Fine, ex Historical Society of Pennsylvania

E. 400-500
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