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Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail Italian States - Sardinia. 1859 (March 23). Entire letter from Genoa to Boston with 1859 40c and 1858 80c
Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail Italian States - Sardinia. 1859 (March 23). Entire letter from Genoa to Boston with 1859 40c and 1858 80c
Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail Italian States - Sardinia. 1859 (March 23). Entire letter from Genoa to Boston with 1859 40c and 1858 80c
Stamp of United States » Incoming Mail Italian States - Sardinia. 1859 (March 23). Entire letter from Genoa to Boston with 1859 40c and 1858 80c
Lot 10054
United States » Incoming Mail
Price realised
150 USD
Estimate
150 – 250 USD
Auction date
Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Italian States – Sardinia. 1859 (March 23). Entire letter from Genoa to Boston, paying the single rate to U.S. with 1859 40c and 1858 80c (Sassone €7,000), cut slightly into on one side, each tied by dispatch cds, showing “3” French credit to U.S., red French transit and Boston cds’s, as well as octagonal “Br. Service” on front, conveyed by the Cunard “Europa”, the 40c with minor imperfection and paper faults to the letter, nevertheless a rare usage.

Catalogue reference: Sassone 16B, 17b