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Lot 10015

United States » Outgoing Mail
Estimate: 350 – 600 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 03:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Time left: 23d 22h 54m 17s before pre-bidding ends
Description:

1858 (Sep 6). Envelope from Hartford to St. Petersburg (Jarvis correspondence), paying the single rate for Prussian closed mail with 1857-61 1c blue, type V, and 12c black, plate 1, pair and single (partly trimmed by scissors), tied by red barred hs, Hartford cds at left, “142 red crayon representing 14sgr debited to Russia and Aachen framed ds also tying the 1c denomination, additionally charged in ms with “f3” Silbergroschen for Russian internal fees, arrival cds on back, carried by the Cunard SS “Canada”; cover edge faults at base, an attractive and scarce usage.

Scott 24, 36