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|From City:||Steamboat / Steamship|
|To City:||New York|
|Qty of #1:||1.0|
|Qty of #2:|
1a 1847 5¢ dark brown SINGLE, RED "STEAM BOAT" CANCEL, ON 1849 FOLDED LETTER TO NEW YORK.
AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT
It Is A Genuine Usage
August 1849 folded letter from Newport RI to New York City. Traveled on a coastal steamboat. The STEAM BOAT marking was applied on arrival in New York. 5 cent stamp is dark brown shade.
Gordon Eubanks exhibit
Lot 132 5c Dark Brown (1a), ample to large margins, magnificent dark color, and flawless impression, tied by clear New York Steamboat straightline in red, on Aug 3, 1849 folded letter from Newport RI to New York with illustrated letterhead for Atlantic House with wood engraving and text in arc; some light toning along right file fold, stamp is Extremely Fine
Matthew Bennett International Sale 252 realized 2199
PhilaMercury Cover #2402
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