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Estimate: 200 – 300 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 260
Description:

1863 (Dec). Envelope from San Jose via USA to France, with “Sn JOSE/de Guala” hs, carried by Central America Steamship Co. packet to Panama with “PANAMA/TRANSIT” ds, then to Colon and put aboard RMSP “Tamar” to St. Thomas, SS “Tasmanian” to Southampton, then via London and Calais to Joyeuse, with Anglo-French treaty “GB/2F87 5c/10” accountancy marking and “24” decimes charge on arrival; a rare transatlantic pre-philatelic cover from Guatemala especially with this scarce accountancy postmark.