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Sale 89: The John Barwis Collection of Philadelphia Postal History

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Philadelphia Foreign Mail: 1853-1859 US-GB Treaty to UPU

Lot 3166    

1853 (Jan. 20) Dudley, England to Philadelphia Pa., datelined folded letter with "Dudley, JA20, 1853" double-arc origin backstamp bearing Great Britain, 1s green embossed (5) horizontal pair, mostly large margins, cancelled by blurry ovals, prepaying double the 1s packet rate, Liverpool (1.21) transit backstamps and red "10/Cents" credit to U.S. handstamp for double the 5¢ inland postage, carried by Cunard Line Canada from Liverpool Jan. 22nd to Boston arriving Feb. 5th, red "Boston, Br. Pkt. Feb 6" exchange cds with matching "Paid" and "48" rating handstamps for restatement of prepayment, Very Fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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