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Lot 10043

United States » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 500 – 800 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 650
Description:

German States – Saxony. 1861 (Jun 6). Envelope from Schandau to Burlington, carried via Hamburg at 6 1/2 neugroschen rate equivalent to 15 cents (5/10 blue notation), paying the 2ng internal rate (5c) and the 4 1/2ng (10c) foreign fees, with 1855 1/2ng and 1ng, and 1856 5ng, tied by “18” numeral circles with matching cds at top left, Hamburg and exchange New York cds’s in red alongside, embarked on the HAPAG “Hammonia” at Hamburg, Dresden and Hamburg backstamps; a very fine and scarce three-colour franking; ex Knapp.

Michel 8, 9, 12a