Lot 30381787 (Jun. 30) Ostende, Belgium to Philadelphia Pa. via London, datelined folded letter carried privately to London, reverse with brownish London "JY, 4, 87" cds and matching "POST/PAID" in circle handstamp with red manuscript "P 2/" rating for two-times the 1sh packet rate, carried by Packet Dashwood from Falmouth Jul. 8th to New York arriving Aug. 30th, New York manuscript "4" dwt due rating for two-times the 2dwt rate for 60-100 miles; light fold toning, F.-V.F. and scarce use from Ostende, One of the earliest uses from Belgium to the United States.
Estimate $200 - 300.