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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

Category — Early Boston Postal History: War of 1812

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2077
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2077, Early Boston Postal History: War of 1812(Boston to New Haven Conn., Jul. 27, 1815) 50% War Rate Surcharge, (Boston to New Haven Conn., Jul. 27, 1815) 50% War Rate Surcharge(Boston to New Haven Conn., Jul. 27, 1815) 50% War Rate Surcharge. Legal-size folded letter datelined Jul. 26, 1815, red "Boston Ms Jul. 27" circular datestamp with manuscript "76-1/2" cents 50% War of 1812 surcharge rate, addressed to New Haven Conn., some minor edge tears or wear, Fine and scarce high rate during this period, the 76-1/2 cents paid 50% over the triple rate for a letter sent 150-300 miles

E. 400-500
225
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