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Sale 89: The John Barwis Collection of Philadelphia Postal History

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Philadelphia Foreign Mail: 1860-1869 US-GB Treaty to UPU

Lot 3193    

1860 (Mar. 16) London, England to Philadelphia Pa., folded letter with red "Lombard-Street, Paid, MR 16" cds, "Registered, London, 16 MR 60" oval postmark and matching "Registered" crown handstamp, red manuscript "4/6" prepaid rating for four-times the 1s packet rate plus 6d registration, manuscript "20/6" credit of 26¢ for four-times 5¢ inland plus 6¢ registry fee, carried as endorsed by Cunard Line Arabia from Liverpool Mar. 17th to New York arriving Mar. 30th, red Philadelphia "Phila. Br. Pkt., Paid, Mar 30" exchange cds and magenta "96" quadruple rate restatement, Very Fine and scarce quadruple registered transatlantic use.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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