Lot 1931869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, two singles, tied by New York red circle of wedges cancels, matching red "New York, Registered, Jan 22" rimless cds on registered light buff 1870 legal-size cover to Stuttgart, Germany, manuscript "1 oz" weight rating and registry "3425" number, carried by NGL Line Union from New York Jan. 22nd to Southampton arriving Feb. 1st, red "Bremen, Franco" (2.2.70) framed transit and boxed "Recomandirt." handstamp, Stuttgart (2.4) arrival backstamp; right edge restored, Very Fine and choice appearance; with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 119 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
A BEAUTIFUL 1869 ISSUE REGISTERED USE TO GERMANY WITH ALL POSTAL MARKINGS STRUCK IN RED. ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED 15¢ TYPE II REGISTERED USES TO GERMANY.
This cover was prepaid 30¢ for double the 10¢ per ½ oz. NGU direct rate via Bremen plus 8¢ registry fee with a 2¢ convenience overpayment.