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Sale 27: The Autumn Sale

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U.S. Transatlantic Mail - San Francisco Mails

Lot 43    

(San Francisco, Pre-Statehood) 1850, San Francisco, Ca. folded letter to London. Postmarked orange red integral rate "San Francisco 28 Feb 40" cds & matching straight line "Paid", manuscript "pr Oregon" routing at top left, black British manuscript "9 ½" pence due marking in the lower left corner, which represents 3 cents G.B. inland, and 16 cents packet, orange red "AR 30 1850" G.B. receiving cds on the reverse, couple vert. file folds, some wear along left fold, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

The Pacific Mail Steamship Line steamer "Oregon" departed San Francisco on March 10th, arriving Panama City 20-Mar. Many possibilities exist for sailings between Panama and New York. Carried per the Cunard Line steamer "Europa", departing New York 17-Apr, arriving Liverpool 29-Apr.

Realized: $850

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