Lot 221851 (Aug. 24) Edinburgh, Scotland to New York, N.Y., light strike of blue "Dalkeith, Au 24" framed postmark and manuscript "paid 1/" rating at top right on Universal Brotherhood illustrated propaganda design envelope, State 1, Johnston & Hunter imprint at left, J. Valentine imprint at bottom, red Edinburgh "Paid, Au 24, 1851" transit cds and red manuscript "1/" prepaid one shilling rating at left, red London "Paid" (8.25) transit cds and matching large red "21 / Cents" credit handstamp, carried by Havre Line from Southampton Aug. 28th to New York arriving Sep. 8th, red "Am. Packet, Paid 24, Sep 8" exchange arrival cds (Winter 30); some edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD PROPAGANDA ENVELOPE USED TRANSATLANTIC TO THE UNITED STATES.
The ribbon has the ideals of the League: "Arbitration for War, Universal Brotherhood, and Freedom of Commerce". The first printing of State 1 has the wording ARBITRATION spelled in error, and was correctly in further states.