Sale 285

Lot 176

1865 (Jun. 14) Philadelphia, Pa. to Aden, Arabia, c.d.s. tying 30¢ orange (71) on Goodhue correspondence cover addressed to Bark Marego in care of an Aden merchant, endorsed "via Marseilles, France", red "Phila. AM. Pkt. Paid Jun 16" exhange office c.d.s. and "London Paid JU 29 '65" transit, red crayon "1" penny, indistinct Aden backstamp, few trivial faults typical of tissue paper covers, Very Fine usage to a very rare destination; intended prepayment of the 30¢ French mail rate, but accepted into British Mails via Marseilles.

Provenance: Paliafito

Realized $5,000

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