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Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail India. 1862 (June 21). Entire letter from Calcutta to Spain, franked by 1855 8a and 1856-64 1/2a, 1a & 4a
Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail India. 1862 (June 21). Entire letter from Calcutta to Spain, franked by 1855 8a and 1856-64 1/2a, 1a & 4a
Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail India. 1862 (June 21). Entire letter from Calcutta to Spain, franked by 1855 8a and 1856-64 1/2a, 1a & 4a
Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail India. 1862 (June 21). Entire letter from Calcutta to Spain, franked by 1855 8a and 1856-64 1/2a, 1a & 4a
Lot 10049
United States » Incoming Mail
Price realised
420 USD
Estimate
350 – 600 USD
Auction date
Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

India. 1862 (June 21). Entire letter from Calcutta to Boston, with framed red “INDIA/PAID” hs and franked by 1855 8a and 1856-64 1/2a, 1a & 4a, tied by duplex hs on dispatch (1861 year in error), paying the 8 annas carriage to France and 5 1/2a from U.K. to the U.S., equal to “1/7” pence notation in red and “London/Paid” cds, red “16/CENTS” U.S. credit marking, black Boston 5c due cds on arrival, carried by the Peninsular & oriental “Bengal” to Suez, involving the Allan Line “Jura” from Londonderry to Quebec; an attractive and scarce four-colour franking.

Catalogue reference: S.G. 36, 37, 39, 45