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Lot 10032

United States » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 800 – 1’400 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 1’800
Description:

Austria. 1851 (Feb 16). Envelope from Freiwaldau (Silesia) to New York, paying 3/4 loth (ms at top right) double rate of 20kr+20kr for Belgian/British transit and 20kr for British sea carriage, with 1850 9k, close to huge margins, tied by “Freywaldau” oval ds and ms “1/20” 1 gulden 20 kreuzer cash payment on reverse paying total rate and marked “Franco”, carried over Prussia to Aachen with railway transits, when it received “Aus Oesterreich” and circular “P” paid hs, then via Belgium, London and Liverpool and put aboard Collins “Pacific”, arriving in New York where “5” cents was due for internal rate, missing portion of backflap and peripheral cover imperfections; a very rare transatlantic cover partially paid by a postage stamp, cert. Van der Linden (1996) which details the rate and markings and cert. Ferchenbauer (1996).

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