lot # 3 - Overseas usa
1857 (Jan 10): Cover from Annapolis to La Spezzia, Kingdom of Sardinia, bearing 1856 Jefferson 5 c. brown imperf., a fine adhesive with good to large margins, shaved at base, tied by crisp "ANNAPOLIS Md." cds in black, "GB / 1F 60C" accountancy handstamp and French "ETATS-UNIS PAQ. BRIT. CALAIS 27 JANV. 57" entry cds, both in black alongside. Reverse with "BOSTON Br PKT 14 JAN" transit cds in black, LONDON transit cds in red and GENOVA transit datestamp in red (Jan 30 57). Charged upon arrival “10” (decimi), which include Sea rate, English and French transit and Sardinia postage, some staining, otherwise a fine and scarce usage to Sardinia. Scott = $ 1'200 on domestic cover.
Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas
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