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Lot 10020

United States » 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 240
Description:

1861 (Feb 23). Entire letter from New Orleans to Bordeaux, carried by forwarding agent to New York with corresponding “M. ECHEVARRIA & CO./NEW-YORK.” two-line hs in blue on reverse, 6 cents double rate exchange debit cds of New York on front, for two rates under U.S.-France Treaty, carried as endorsed by the “Adriatic”, red entry octagon of Havre and “16” decimes due rating (double rate “10” grams in ms at top left); this was the only voyage that the “Adriatic” made under charter for the Cunard Line.