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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

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

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2285, 1857-60 Issue12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Three singles, cancelled by corks, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid 7 Nov. 10" (1860) credit datestamp on small cover to Geneva, Switzerland, sender's routing instructions "Per Prussian Closed Mail", two stamps tied by red boxed "Aachen Franco" datestamp, boxed "Franco/Preuss. Rep. Vereins/Auganga-Grenzes" (Paid to the Austrian-German Border), boxed "Short Paid" and red crayon "20", various backstamps, slightly reduced at left, stamps with few short perfs and some slight toning, still Fine and unusual, the 35c should have fully prepaid the 35c rate with a 1c overpayment (perhaps a carrier fee), the U.S. credit should have been 12c and the short paid marking was unnecessary, ex J. David Baker

E. 750-1,000
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