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Sale 27: The Autumn Sale

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U.S. Transatlantic Mail - San Francisco Mails

Lot 46    

(San Francisco, Statehood) 1854, San Francisco, Ca. folded letter to Paris. Postmarked "San Francisco Cal 15 Apr" cds with matching handstamped "Paid 26" & pencil "26" cents rate, markings include partial red "New York Packet May 13" cds, French entry cds & "16" decimes due hand-stamped in the middle (8 decimes per 7 ½ grams x 2)., Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Departed San Francisco per Pacific Mail Steamship Line steamer "John L. Stephens" on 15-Apr, arriving Panama City 28-Apr. Probably per the U.S. Mail Steamship Line steamer "George Law", departing Aspinwall 30-Apr, arriving New York 9-May. Per the Collins Line steamer "Pacific", departing New York 13-May, arriving Liverpool 24-May.

Realized: $500

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