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Sale 76: Gems of Philately

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Foreign Mail

Lot 20    

1848 (Sep. 13) Vera Cruz, Mexico to New York N.Y., datelined folded letter with bold "Paid at Vera-Cruz" (S.G. CC2 £2,000) crowned circle with red manuscript "1/-" 1s prepaid rating, "Vera Cruz, 1849, SP 15" double-arc datestamp on front and reverse, Vera Cruz (9.15) transit backstamp, carried as endorsed by RMSP Line Severn from Vera Cruz Sep. 16th to Mobile arriving Sep. 20th, blue "Mobile Ala., Sep 21" with matching circle "Ship" and "10" rating handstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE USE FROM VERA CRUZ TO THE UNITED STATES BY THE ROYAL MAIL PACKET VIA MOBILE.

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Realized: $1,350

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