Lot# 3741 - Sales #3047-51

  • Lot# : 3741 New Mexico Postal History

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    "Fort Union New Mexico April 1866" (year date inverted) on cover from the Payne correspondence addressed to Harrisonville, Mo, ms "Pd 3", accompanied by a second faulty envelope with a just legible "Fort Union Aug 1866" cancel with ms "Paid 3" and its original enclosure (some mending) dated Aug 13 1866 from William Payne to his sister which opens with "..I am in the office for my last day and I have not much to do...", and continues on about details in returning home, envelope a bit aged and with lower right corner partially removed during opening, still a Fine impression of this scarce postmark (ASCC $1,000)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD