Lot 4095 – United States

1867 (March 30) Trans-Continental & Trans-Atlantic

1867 (March 30) Trans-Continental & Trans-Atlantic large registered cover from San Francisco (Apr. 1 cds and s/l « REGISTERED ») to Dublin, Ireland, at 24 cents Treaty rate via American Packet (possibly Havre line « Fulton »), franked by FIFTEEN 3c values on front (target cancels) plus part of one (and several others missing) on reverse, endorsed « Per Overland… » (a reference to the PONY EXPRESS?) and sent via New York (May 11 red « Registered » cds) and London (red 2 MY 67 oval) with Dublin Registered bs (MY 22), probably 48c double weight letter + 20c reg’d fee. Some faults (incl. portion of back flap missing) as may be expected with such a massive franking; rare trans- and inter-Continental registered usage with all the markings recto and verso. Spectacular item


Estimation 400 EUR
Date de vente Tue 9 Apr 2013 at 12:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)