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Lot# 5027 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 5027 Brasil

    Mail carried by North American Ships 1829 (May 20): Entire letter from Bahia to Halifax, Nova Scotia, carried outside the Mails as a consignee's letter to Boston, where forwarded with manuscript notation on reverse "Boston July 1829, forw'd by your obedt. serv. Archibald Foster". Pencil notation on obverse '3½' cents. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 38, a most unusual destination at this date.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF