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lot # 1438 - europa Greece

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UNITED STATES: 1852, Cover with original contents from "NEW YORK MAR 27" to a forwarding address in Paris and re-directed to Athens, Greece. The letter was endorsed "... via Southampton", transported with ocean line steamer 'Washington', departing New York March 27 and put into Milford Haven on April 14 short of coal. It is presumed that French mails were put off here, the letter charged "16" decimes in France and re-directed to Athens by forwarding agent Greene & Cie (clear blue marking on reverse); on front boxed "Trouvé à la Boite", Athens arrival mark of April 27, 1852; an interesting item



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