Lot Details

July 2023

United States Postal History

July 6, 12, 18, 2023 in New York City

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LOT# : 202
Date: July 6, 2023

California Postal History

San Francisco Aug 1,

black straightline handstamp with magenta manuscript date and matching "40" rate on 1849 folded letter to Westernville, New York, interesting letter dated July 7 describes the journey through Panama and arrival in San Francisco, light wear and aging, fine strike and cover, the Mingee census records just eight August 1 uses of the San Francisco straightline (and just 34 examples total across three sailing dates)

Starting Price: $300
Hammer Price: $2,100