Lot# 25 - Erivan Sale 3

  • Lot# : 25 1861-66 Issue (63-78)

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    69, 1861 12c Black, with 1861 3c Rose, three 10c Green (65, 68) on 1862 envelope addressed to "Francis Hall, Esq/ Yokohama-Japan/ Care of Russell & Co./ Shanghae, China", indistinct cancels with just the 3c tied by the red circular grid with accompanying Hartford Ct Sep 30 cds, 3c also tied by red Boston Br Pkt Oct 1 "40" cds, very light strike of London Oct 13 "Paid" transit cds at right edge, backstamped Boston Br Pakt Paid Oct 1, Hong Kong De 11 62, Very Fine and choice; nice three-color franking paying the 45c rate to Japan via Southampton

    Notations on the back indicate this cover was purchased in a Percy Doane sale of Feb 1939.

    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 6,500.00 USD