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lot # 3206 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)

Tuesday Jun 22, 2021 10:00 to Thursday Jun 24, 2021 18:30 America/New_York
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1, 1847, 5c Red brown, stamp with red "5" handstamp, used on envelope with blue "Baltimore Md. May 25 [1851]" cds to Freiwaldau in Austria, red "52" charged upon arrival, variety of different transit/arrival backstamps, stamp repaired with portion of margins added at top and left, still a Fine and scarce Transatlantic use of the 1847 issue, with the 5c stamp paying British open mail rate by British packet, 1s6d marked debit to Prussia (8p sea postage from US to GB, 6p for British transport, 4p for double weight letter carried by Belgian transit), then 52kr marked due by Austria equaling 18p owed to Britain (43kr) plus 9kr for internal mail transit, 2005 Philatelic Foundation certificateSale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

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