Lot 10068

United States » Incoming Mail
Estimate: 250 – 400 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 03:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Transatlantic Mail
Time left: 15d 12h 9m 25s before pre-bidding ends

Sweden. 1854 (May). Envelope to Boston, paying the 1 rigdaler 6 skilling banco rate, routed via “Ystad” and “Stralsund” with ds on reverse along with blue “f13” crayon indicating that all transit fees beyond Prussia (13sgr, equal to 30c) had been paid, “AUS SCHWEDEN” hs, red “Aachen” cds, “Americ/Packet” semi-circle on reverse, “PAID/25 cents” hs noting fully paid and 25c to the USA, carried via Ostende and London to Southampton and put aboard American Ocean Line “Hermann”, arriving in New York with cds for the fully paid 30c rate, minor cover imperfections; a rare pre-philatelic cover from Sweden to the USA (no Swedish pre-philatelic cover to the US was included in the Richard Winter collection).