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Lot 10032
United States » Incoming Mail
Prix réalisé
1’800 USD
Estimation
800 – 1’400 USD
Date de vente
Wed 13 Oct 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Austria. 1851 (Feb 16). Envelope from Freiwaldau (Silesia) to New York, paying 3/4 loth (ms at top right) double rate of 20kr+20kr for Belgian/British transit and 20kr for British sea carriage, with 1850 9k, close to huge margins, tied by « Freywaldau » oval ds and ms « 1/20 » 1 gulden 20 kreuzer cash payment on reverse paying total rate and marked « Franco », carried over Prussia to Aachen with railway transits, when it received « Aus Oesterreich » and circular « P » paid hs, then via Belgium, London and Liverpool and put aboard Collins « Pacific », arriving in New York where « 5 » cents was due for internal rate, missing portion of backflap and peripheral cover imperfections; a very rare transatlantic cover partially paid by a postage stamp, cert. Van der Linden (1996) which details the rate and markings and cert. Ferchenbauer (1996).

Référence catalogue: Michel 5X