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The Allan Goldberg Collection of United States Postal History continued...

Transatlantic Mails
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
6 c imageForwarded from Harnden's Package Express and Foreign Letter Office, No. 8 Court St. Boston. Red oval handstamp on folded letter datelined "Boston April 24, 1844" to Paris, France, red "Colonies &c Art. 12" framed accountancy handstamp, London backstamp, French due marking, docketed at top right, Very Fine, the cover was probably forwarded by Harnden's to their London office where it entered the mails (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
7 c imageRetaliatory Rate Cover from Smyrna to Boston via England. Folded letter datelined "Smyrna, 8 October 1847", red "Paid L S 21 OC 23 1847" datestamp, ms. "1/-" prepaid packet rate, endorsed "pr. Washington" and carried on that Ocean Line vessel, red "29" due handstamp applied in New York (24c ocean transit plus 5c inland rate), some ink erosion in address, otherwise Very Fine, scarce usage (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
8 c imagePaid at Liverpool, AU 19, 1848. Red octagonal datestamp on folded letter to New York, red "1/-" prepaid packet rate handstamp, red "24" U.S. due handstamp, carried on the Cunarder Niagara, fresh and Very Fine Retaliatory Rate cover (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
9 c imagePaid at Liverpool, OC 28, 1848. Bold strike of red octagonal datestamp on folded letter to Wiscasset Me., red "1/-" prepaid packet rate handstamp, red "New York Ship 34cts. Nov. 3" due datestamp (24c ocean transit plus 10c internal rate), carried on the Cunarder America, light vertical file folds, small part of address expertly scratched out, Very Fine, a choice Retaliatory Rate cover (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
10 c imageInbound Ship Letter from France to Confederate Richmond Va. Cover to M. S. Valentine Jr. in Richmond Va., indistinct April 1861 French circular datestamp and ms. rate, red April 10, 1861 Marseilles transit datestamp and "Br Service" framed handstamp, clear strike of "Portland Me. 27 25 Apr." debit datestamp, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, rare usage from a foreign destination into Confederate Richmond Va. sent before postal relations were severed, probably carried aboard the Cunarder Asia (Image) E. 750-1,000

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
11 c imageNorway to Minneapolis. Folded letter with "Skien 4/12 1861" origination circular datestamp to South Bend Minn., additional strikes of Svinskund, Aachen and Hamburg transits, also with blue "Chicago Ill. Am. Pkt. Dec. 31" exchange office datestamp with matching "46" in circle rate, various ms. rates, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, an impressive usage sent from Norway via American Packet and routed thru the Chicago exchange office (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
12 c imageNew York U.S. Notes 29 Jul. 10. Depreciated currency datestamp on folded letter datelined "Smyrne, 18 June 1870" from Turkey to Lanman & Kemp in New York City, neat "Smyrne Turquie 18 Juin 1870" double-circle datestamp, bold "24" debit handstamp, bold French transit marking, Marseilles and London backstamps, Very Fine, scarce usage (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction

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