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Lot 10009

Mexico » Incoming 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 420
Description:

France. 1855 (May 31). Lettersheet from Le Havre to Vera Cruz, Mexico, with 1854 80c deep carmine strip of three (just cut into at top), 40c orange and 20c type I deep blue (both four-margined), overpaying the 2f80 rate, tied by “1495” diamonds, carried via Paris and London to Southampton and put aboard the RMSPC SS “Tay” to St. Thomas, then transferred to RMSPC SS “Wey” to Vera Cruz (no arrival ds); attractive franking and scarce 80c strip of three on cover.

Y&T 17Ac, 16b, 14A