Lot 53336 – United States » 1861-1866 issue

United States 1867. Salem Massachussets envelope sent to ZANZIBAR

1867 Envelope from Salem Massachussets sent to ZANZIBAR bearing 30c in combination with 1866 15c black scott 71. 77 (scissor separated at sides) paying the 45c British mail rate via Marseilles tied by a circle of arrows cork cancels with matching “Salem Mass. Oct. 18” origin cds alongside, printed “Via Marseilles” routing endorsement and in care of “Adumally Sultanally, Esq., Merchant, Aden, Arabia”. red “24” credit handstamp with “Aden Steamer” transit date-stamp on reverse and London transit cds, red crayon “1” British credit and Aden backstamp; cover slightly reduced at right, an attractive and Rare usage to Zanzibar from the Goodhue correspondence, very fine and rare, cert. Philatelic Foundation (2010)

Estimate 2’800 EUR
Auction date Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 2350

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