Sale 341

The Daniel H. Richards Collection
of New York Foreign Mail, 1860-1878

Other New York Foreign Mail Covers
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Lot 1073

"New York Apr 6" (Skinner NYOM 54-1), ocean mail c.d.s. cancels 10¢ green (U16) buff entire to San Francisco, Cal., Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 1074

Via Nicaragua, From Noisy Carriers Publishing Hall, San Francisco, full clear strike of blue "Forwarded" handstamp on 6¢ green (U14) buff entire to Wilmington, Del., canceled by "New York 'Ship' Feb 24" c.d.s.; small edge tears, Very Fine and choice strike of this handstamp.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500


Provenance: Liechtenstein
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Lot 1075

Via Nicaragua, Stmr. Sierra Nevada, Advance of the Mails, blue oval handstamp on cover to Oakdale, Pa., bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), horizontal pair, tied by "New York 'Ship' Oct 9" c.d.s., Very Fine, a rare Via Nicaragua usage on the Vanderbilt's Independent Line steamer Sierra Nevada.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Letter departed San Francisco Cal. on September 16, 1854 and arrived at San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua September 29. Then carried by Vanderbilt Independent Line "Northern Light" that departed October 1 and arrived at New York on October 8, 1854.

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