Sale 260

Lot 106

1860 Cover to California, 1859 5¢ vermilion (15), pair and single with manuscript cancels on cover from Brockton, C.W. to Grass Valley, Nevada County, Calif., red "CANADA/PAID 10cts" exchange marking and magenta manuscript "15" Canadian rate, postmarked Brockton broken circle Oct 25 (manuscript date) on reverse along with Hamilton broken circle Oct 26, redirected to Mountain Well with manuscript "For-d 3¢"; professionally restored edges, Fine-Very Fine and very scarce. Arfken records four of this franking; this is a fifth.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500

Realized $2,300

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