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Lot 10054
United States » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 150 – 250 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Sold for USD 150
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.

Sassone 16B, 17b