Lot 10047

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 950

Gibraltar. 1861 (Nov 23). Entire letter to New York, fully paying the single rate to destination with 1855-57 4d pair and 6d, each tied by “A26” cancels with Gibraltar cds, red Ship Liverpool ds and New York exchange cds with 5c credited for inland rate on front, additionally “16” cents denoting sea carriage to U.S., conveyed by the Inman Line “City of Washington” from Liverpool to New York; a very rare franking (no similar examples were included in the Wood collection).

S.G. Z35, Z42