Lot 3071(Cope Line) 1824 (c., Jun. 20) Philadelphia Pa. to London, England, folded cover docketed from Philadelphia endorsed "p. Montezuma" at bottom left, brownish "MONTEZUMA" name-of-ship straightline, carried by Cope Line Montezuma from Philadelphia Jun. 20th to Liverpool arriving Jul. 13th, reverse with "Liverpool, Ship Letter" framed handstamp and manuscript "3/2" rating for double the 11d inland postage and 8d ship rate, red London (7.15.1824) arrival backstamp; light cover stain, F.-V.F.
Estimate $400 - 600.
ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED COPE LINE "MONTEZUMA" STRAIGHTLINE NAME-OF-BOAT HANDSTAMPS.