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Lot 10022

United States » Outgoing Mail
Estimate: 100 – 150 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 190
Description:

1864 (May 12). Entire letter from San Francisco to Reims, France, dispatch cds at top left, “15” (3c inland fee, 6c ship carriage, 2c Br. transit, 4c French portion) unpaid letter rate to France equivalent to 80 French centimes, placed on board the “Golden Age” to Panama, then embarked on a U.S. Mail Steamship Co. packet to New York, with corresponding cds at right, carried from Boston to Queenstown by Cunard SS “Asia”, red French entry and “8” decimes postage due, very fine.