Lot 211851 (Mar. 6) Edinburgh, Scotland to New York, N.Y., light strike of blue "Dalkeith, Mar 5" framed postmark on Ocean Penny Postage illustrated propaganda design envelope, State 5a, J. Valentine imprint at right, Ackerman and Johnstone imprints at bottom, red Edinburgh "Paid, Mar 6, 1851" transit cds and red manuscript "1/" prepaid one shilling rating, blue and black Liverpool (3.7) backstamps, small red "21 / Cents" credit handstamp, carried by Collins Line Arctic from Liverpool Mar. 8th to New York arriving Mar. 23rd, partial red "Am. Packet, Paid 24, Mar 23" exchange cds (Winter 30); some edge wear and tears, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
AN OUTSTANDING OCEAN PENNY POSTAGE PROPAGANDA USED TRANSATLANTIC TO THE UNITED STATES.