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Lot 10001

Canada » Outgoing Mail
Estimate: 250 – 400 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Sold for USD 440
Description:

1869 (Feb 26). Stampless entire letter from Montreal to Spain endorsed “p S.S. North American” via Portland”, showing red unframed tombstone cancel on dispatch, prepaying the 23 cents rate in ms at top right (12 1/2c rate to England by Canadian steamer and 10 1/2c carriage to Spain), red London cds and “6” pence in purple ink at London, embarked in Portland on the Allan Line “North America”, backstamped on receipt; a very scarce destination, particularly sent via Portland.