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Sale 89: The John Barwis Collection of Philadelphia Postal History

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Philadelphia Domestic Mail: Domestic Uses including Balances

Lot 3256    

Philadelphia War Rates, 1815-16, group of 10 covers mostly from Philadelphia but also a couple inbound uses, including 2nd Day of Rate: Feb. 2nd use at 15¢ rate for 40-90 miles to Columbia, 1815 Philadelphia to New London Ct. at 25½¢ rate for 150-300 miles forwarded with manuscript "N London Ct, March 15 } Forwd" postmark and "18¾" rating totalled to 44¼¢ to Boston; 1815 double the 30¢ rate to Boston (only 4 recorded from Philadelphia), Philadelphia to New Germantown N.J. at 15¢ rate, two 1815 Easton Pa. uses to Philadelphia at double the 15¢ rate; 1815 Philadelphia to Baltimore at 18¾¢ rate for 90-150 miles, Philadelphia to Bethany Pa. at 25½¢ rate for 150-300 miles, etc.; some fold toning, F.-V.F. and scarce war surcharge rate group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $950

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