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Sale 89: The John Barwis Collection of Philadelphia Postal History

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Philadelphia Foreign Mail: 1849-1852 US-GB Treaty to UPU

Lot 3144    

1850 (Jan. 4) Philadelphia Pa. to Paris, France via G.B., legal-size cover with blue "Philada Pa. Jan 4" cds and red "Phila 5 Paid" provisional octagon rate handstamp uprated to "20" for four-times the 5¢ British open mail rate by British packet for 1-1¼ oz., carried by Cunard Line Cambria from Boston Jan. 9th to Liverpool Jan. 22nd, partial London transit backstamp and red-orange "Colonies/&c. Art. 13." framed accounting handstamp, black Calais entry cds and manuscript "7f 5" due rating for 7 francs 5 décimes, Very Fine and rare quadruple-rate British open mail use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

This uprating of Clark type S27 provisional postmark to 20¢ was previously unrecorded.

Realized: $300

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