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Lot 20017

United States » USA Possessions » Guam
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 USD
Auction date: Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 05:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Transatlantic Mail & Spanish American War
Catalog: Spanish American War
Time left: 15d 2h 20m 32s before pre-bidding ends
Description:
1899 (May). Occupation mail at time of Spanish administration, undated envelope with manuscript “USS Yosemite / Guam / Ladrones” and “1st letter”, written by John M Hubbard, clearly a very early item of mail after the arrival of the American Navy in the Marianas on August 7th, roughly opened at right; an exceptional historical cover and superb opening item for an exhibit collection of this area.