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Sale 96: The Robert S. Boyd Collection of US-German Mails

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German Transit - US Packet

Lot 5065    

1855 (Mar. 25) New Orleans La. to Limbach, Saxony, gray folded letter with red "New Orleans La., Mar 25" cds and matching "Paid 21" rating handstamp, red "New.York, Am. Packet, Apr 4" exchange cds, carried by Collins Line Atlantic from New York Apr. 4th to Liverpool arriving Apr. 18th, red London (4.19) transit backstamp with black "U.S. Pkt." straightline and "3½ Groschen" debit handstamp (Vdl 3256), red "Aus England Per Aachen, 20/4" exchange cds backstamp and blue ms. "7" sgr due rating; light fold toning, otherwise Very Fine and colorful use; with 1997 Van der Linden certificate.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

After the 1852 reduction in transit postage, the usual postage due for single letters by U.S. packet was 23 kr or 7 sgr.

Realized: $160

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