Lot# 3716 - Sales #3047-51

  • Lot# : 3716 Transatlantic Covers by Destination

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    1858 Folded Letter Boston to Port Elizabeth (Cape of Good Hope), datelined "Boston Novem 30. 1858", manuscript "via England" (went via Plymouth), blue Howland correspondence with red "Boston Br. Pkt. 'Paid' Jul 20" exchange cds (hollow "B. Pkt" letters) with manuscript "33" prepaid rating and red crayon "28" credit to G.B., red "London Paid DE 13 65" transit and red crayon "1" pence Colonial credit, backstamped blue Devonport DE 14, red Cape Town FE 13 and partial Port Elizabeth FE 16 arrival, letter some light wrinkling and a vertical file fold, Very Fine, a scarce prepaid 33c British mails rate; accompanied by an analysis of the cover by Maurice Blake
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold