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Sale 45: The Winter Sale

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Transatlantic Mail (Incoming Mail)

Lot 330    

1849 Paris, France To Philadelphia, Pa. Folded letter with manuscript "15" prepaid rate on reverse (5 decimes French and 10 decimes British), red Liverpool transit cds and "5" in circle handstamp for U.S. inland due the addressee, Very Fine, period following U.S.-G.B. postal convention of a little over 5 months (February 15 to Jul - 31, 1849) where French inland was still based on mileage.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Sent via Cunard Line - Steamer Niagara, departing Liverpool on June 30th and arriving at New York on July 14th.

Realized: $170

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