Lot 20051

United States » USA Possessions » Philippines » Military Mail and Stations
Estimate: 300 – 400 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: 23d 12h 23m 59s before pre-bidding ends

1899 (Nov 15). Printed envelope countersigned by an official of the 47th Reg. of U.S. Volunteers aboard USS “Thomas”, with matching contents bearing pre-printed letterhead “U.S.A. Transport Thomas/Bound for Manila” with same illustration and written “Off the Coast of Spain”, addressed to New York with Gibraltar duplex ds at right, and 10c postage due stamp at left on arrival; a very scarce usage.