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Lot# 1 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 1 USA

    1845 (Nov 4): Entire letter from Providence, Rhode Island to Naples, endorsed 'per Great Western', struck on arrival in Liverpool with fine strike  of oval illustrated FORWARDED BY / HARNDEN & Co. / No. 20 WATER ST. / LIVERPOOL handstamp in black. Readdressed on to Naples with notation "Paid to Calais 5d." in manuscript, with VIA DI / UNINGA applied in Milan in transit. An unusual entire, misdescribed as illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 85; sold together with 1853 entire with GB 1841 1 d. red-brown to London with oval illustrated LONDON, NEW YORK / FORWARDED BY / EDWARDS & SANFORD & Co. / LIVERPOOL cachet, the letter concerning shipments on the 'Baltic' Steamer.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF