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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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California Postal History - Sacramento Postmarks

Lot 377    

Sacramento, Cal., 12 June / 40, large cds with integral rate on cover to Port Byron, New York, also "40" pencil notation and "per Columbus, U.S." (mail steamer) sender's directive, "July 30 got this" pencil docket on the back, undated but necessarily an 1850 use given the postmark type, corner and edge wear, card reinforcement inside., F.-V.F., ex-Salzer.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Assuming the sender's directive was followed, this cover was carried on the first departure of the non-contract Law's Line SS Columbus from San Francisco on June 18, 1850.

Realized: $50

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