Lot 10062

United States » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 350 – 600 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 440

Portugal. 1871 (March 8). Envelope from Lisbon to Philadelphia, paying the 160 reis rate to disembarkation port, with 1867 80r pair (one short perf. at lower right), tied by “1” numeral hs, matching “Lisboa” cds at left, alongside “5” arrival charge, red Liverpool transit and “2” pence accountancy marking indicating the British share for transatlantic carriage, conveyed by the PSNC “Nemesis” to Liverpool and the Cunard “Java” to New York; a delightful and rare cover.

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