Lot# 317 - Sales #3010-11 - NY 2016 Rarities Sales

  • Lot# : 317 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    117, 1869 12c Green two singles used with single 1¢ buff (Scott 112, tiny tear) on 1870 cover to Rosario Argentina; Cambridge Mass Feb 21 date stamp to left of stamps; prepaid at the 25¢ rate via American packet connecting a French packet at Rio de Janeiro, but the route changed in Jan 1870 to connect with a British packet at a rate reduced to 18¢ and thus a 7¢ overpayment; cover with minor edge wear and a small repair at bottom; Very Fine usage; ex-"Lafayette"(2003); 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,500 USD