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Lot 10012
Mexico » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 400 – 600 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Sold for USD 400
Description:
German Empire. 1877 (Nov 17). Wrapper from Hamburg to Veracruz, with 1.60M franking paying the double rate, tied by neat Hamburg cds, carried to France with blue “ALLEMAGNE / ERQ. PARIS” cds, then to St. Nazaire and put aboard French Ligne B SS “Ville de Paris” to Veracruz with “LIGNE B” cds on reverse, ms “160” c for French credit and “25” Mexican charge hs, very fine; a highly attractive and rare pre-UPU four-colour franking to Mexico; cert. Weigand (1993).

Mi. 33a, 34a, 35a, 38a