Sale 337

Lot 2352

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), used with a 1¢ blue (63), bright handsome shades, each well tied by large "Paid" in grid of Boston on Nov. 1862 folded letter to Calcutta, paying the 5c British Open Mail rate + a 1¢ Carrier fee, British and Indian transits front & back, Very Fine. A beautiful and rare usage, one of the finest of all covers from the Goddard correspondence (with the usual intelligent contents from Nathaniel Goddard Jr.).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Provenance: Grunin, Meyersburg.

Realized $4,000

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