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lot # 527 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

Tuesday Dec 08, 2020 15:30 America/New_York
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12, 1856 5c Red brown, Type I, tied on folded letter datelined "Nvlle Orleans Dec 1856" addressed to Paris by black "New Orleans La. Dec 16" cds, partial red New York transit cds, handstamped British accountancy and French due markings, "16" decimes due handstamp, blue New Orleans merchant's handstamp, Calais American Packet entry cds, ms "By first Liverpool Steamer", British transit and Paris arrival datestamps on the reverse, stamp clear to large margins, Very Fine and choice, an attractive Three Months period use; 1989 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $1,600)Sale 3038: The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection of United States Stamps and Postal History Part I

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