1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

United States Postal History - Foreign Destinations
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    115, 1869 6c Ultramarine, tied on envelope along with 1861 30c Orange (71) by grid cancels with an accompanying Virginia City, Nev date stamp, addressed to Germany, red New York "Paid" exchange postmark, backstamped German arrival cancel, envelope opened at top, central vertical fold and a sealed tear to right of stamps, Fine and unusual mixed issue franking, most likely a double rate (6c domestic, 30c foreign) use; Philatelic Foundation certificate #425179 does not accompany

    Provenance: 1986 Rarities of the World (R.A. Siegel Sale 660, 1986)

    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 350.00 USD
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