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Sale 75: The Sescal Sale

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Transatlantic Mails - Foreign Mails 1801 to 1852

Lot 199    

1845 (Nov. 19) Liverpool, England to New York, N.Y., folded letter carried privately by Harnden & Co. with black Liverpool company handstamp indicating transatlantic fees of "1/" shilling to be collected upon delivery, carried by Cunard Line Cambria from Liverpool Nov. 19th to Boston arriving Dec. 4th, pencil "25" cent equivalent plus 8¢ for transit from Boston to New York totaled to "33" cents due by addressee, New York marked the street address of "6 Liberty St", Very Fine, ex-Winter.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

If the letter had been mailed in the British system, one shilling would have been prepaid in Liverpool plus 7¢ due in New York for a total of 31¢.

Realized: $450

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