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Stamp of United States 1897 (Jun 14) Envelope carried by SS St. Paul from
Lot 33104
United States
Has PDF Scans
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
360 EUR
Auction date
Sat 22 Sep 2012 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1897 (Jun 14) Envelope carried by SS St. Paul from Brooklyn to England with “DAMGAED BY IMMERSION / IN SEA WATER” boxed hs, franking washed away (but leaving a “stain” impression of the adhesives), London arrival, Officially sealed label on reverse, missing a backflap, a scarce crash cover still mystery surrounding what happened to the ship