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Lot 10040

United States » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 500 – 800 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Sold for USD 700
Description:

Brunswick. 1866 (Dec 6). Cover from Brunswick to New York, paying the 6 1/2 groschen single Hapag rate (equivalent to 15 cents) with 1863 1/2gr (somewhat discoloured) in combination with two 1865 3gr, partly trimmed by scissors, tied by neat “Braunschweig” cds’s on dispatch, red crayon “4 1/2” indicating international postage paid, carried by the Hapag “Alemannia” with Hamburg cds’s on back and red “HAMBURG/PACKET/3” cds denoting the U.S. credit of 3 cents; a scarce transatlantic mail; cert. Lange (2013).

Michel 10A, 20