Sale 260

Lot 101

1863 Cover to California, 1860-63 5¢ blue and 10¢ vermilion (10, 12) tied together by mute oval grid on small cover from Liverpool, N.S. to San Francisco, forwarded to Garden Valley, Eldorado County, red "PAID/15" in circle exchange marking alongside San Francisco forwarding postmark Mar 18, handstamped "FORWARDED" in ribbon and "3", postmarked on reverse brown Liverpool broken circle Feb 9 and incomplete Halifax transit oval Feb 10; 5¢ stamp clipped at top and cover reduced a bit at right, a Fine and extremely rare usage. Garden Valley no longer had its own post office as of June 4, 1862.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000

Provenance: Dale-Lichtenstein

Realized $1,500

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