Sale 285

Lot 175

1866 (Aug. 21) Salem, Mass. to Zanzibar, dockteting on reverse, grid cancellations tying 30¢ orange (71) along with 5¢ brown, 10¢ green (76, 68) on blue Goodhue correspondence cover, endorsed "Via Marseilles" and in care of merchant in Seychelles, indistinct red "Boston Paid " transit backstamp and crayon "24" credit, red "London Sp 6 '66" transit and matching "4½d" credit handstamp, blue "Mauritius No 1 '65" c.d.s. backstamp; opening reduction at left; otherwise Very Fine and rare three-color franking; 45¢ British mail rate via Marseilles.

Realized $1,350

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