Lot 747 ()1857, 1¢ blue, type V, pair used with 3¢ dull red (26), tied by NYFM circular grid cancels on 1861 blue cover front with top flap only from New York N.Y. to Barcelona, Spain, blue "Forwarded by Rivera & Hall, New-York" oval backstamp, red "New-York Br. Pkt. May 8" exchange cds, carried by Cunard Asia from New York May 8th to Queenstown arriving May 20th, red London (5.21.61) transit backstamp, Barcelona (5.25) arrival backstamp and black "4.Rs." reales due rating handstamp, Very Fine and scarce franking for the 5¢ British open mail rate., ex-Richardson.
Scott No. 24 Estimate $200 - 300.