Sale 285

Lot 177

1866 (Jun. 26) Boston, Mass. to Aden, Arabia, red "Boston Br. Pkt. 40" integral credit c.d.s. on Goodhue correspondence cover bearing 30¢ orange (71) and 15¢ black (77) tied by circle of v's cancellations, addressed to Zanzibar in care of an Aden merchant, endorsed "via Marseilles", additional "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid" backstamp, red "London Paid 7 JY 66" transit, red crayon "1" penny, "Aden-Stn.Point 25 JY 66" backstamp, reduced slightly at left, Very Fine usage to a very rare destination; 45¢ British mail rate via Marseilles for a letter weighing over ¼ ounce but not over ½ ounce.

Expertization: 1993 P.F. Certificate.

Realized $6,750

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