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Lot 180

1864 (Nov. 25) Boston, Mass. to Constantinople, Turkey, red "Boston Br. Pkt. 27 Paid Nov 25" integral credit c.d.s. on Washburn correspondence cover bearing 30¢ orange (71) tied by segmented cork cancellation, endorsed "Pr. Asia", French Dec. 7 transit and large boxed "P.D.", reverse with "Marseilles 8 Dec 64" and "Alexandria 18 Dec 64" transits, indistinct 1864 receiver; nibbed perfs and couple trivial faults typical of tissue paper covers, Very Fine and early usage to Turkey; 30¢ French mail rate.

Provenance: Paliafito

Realized $4,000

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