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Sale 94: The Fall Sale

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California Postal History - Alameda to Butte County

Lot 50    

(Amador) Jackson, Cal., Apr 23, bold cds (CAL-1280, unlisted for Amador) on small 1855 folded letter sheet to Geneva, Switzerland, manuscript "Paid 26" rating, red "New York, Am. Packet, May 30" and Paris transit cds's with manuscript "10" decimes due rate, partial receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a rare usage of the type Jackson postmark used in Amador county in 1855.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

This first type handstamp postmark is known used between June of 1851 and July of 1852 when Jackson was in Calaveras county. This later usage in Amador, after Jackson saw two other postmark devices, is unlisted for this county.

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