Lot 50961861 (Jan. 10) New Orleans La. to Weddewarden, Hanover, orange yellow cover bearing 30¢ orange (38) vertical pair, vibrant color, tied by large "New Orleans La., 10 Jan" cds, red "N.York, Br. Pkt. '14 Paid' Jan 16" credit exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line Australasian from New York Jan. 16th to Queenstown arriving Jan. 26th, red "Aachen, Franco 29/1" framed transit; slightly reduced at right, expertly restored along edges, otherwise Very Fine, unusual quadruple-rate franking, otherwise Very Fine, unusual quadruple-rate franking, ex-Wagshal.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A RARE 30¢ 1860 ISSUE PAIR AT DOUBLE THE 30¢ PRUSSIAN CLOSED MAIL RATE TO GERMANY.