Lot 959(TransA - Collins) 1850 (Apr. 26, c.) Philadelphia Pa. to Sunderland, England, cover with clear strike of "Phila. 24 Cts. Paid" octagon datestamp, bold strike of New York red "3" credit to G.B. handstamp, carried by Collins Line Atlantic from New York Apr. 27th to Liverpool arriving May 10th, red Liverpool America Paid (5.10.50) entry cds, Sunderland (5.12) arrival backstamp; some cover restoration, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $500 - 750.
A RARE COVER CARRIED ON THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF THE COLLINS LINE ATLANTIC THAT INAUGURATED THE LINE.