Lot# 3707 - Sales #3047-51

  • Lot# : 3707 U.S - BNA Mails

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    1850 "Money" Letter London U.C. to NY City, folded letter which contained five letters of credit plus another letter, datelined "Bank of Montreal Agency/ London, Canada, 17 May 1850", red "London U.C. MY 18 1850" cancel slightly overlapping a "Lewiston NY May 20" entry postmark, manuscript "1/6" Canadian postage (London to Queenston) and a red "20" handstamp for US postage Lewiston to NY ½oz-1 oz letter carried over 300 miles, manuscript "paid No. 36" at lower left indicating Canadian postage prepaid through a charge account - as the US postage was not prepaid, the US postmaster crossed-out the "Paid" handstamp, backstamped Hamilton (?) MY 19, Queenston May 20, couple of light vertical file folds, Very Fine
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold