The Myerson Collection







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This is a net price sale of the James P. Myerson collection of 1861-1868 Issue postal history. It is a joint offering by Richard Frajola and Suburban Stamp Incorporated. All items are offered subject unsold. 
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Usage To Canada, 1866 cover to Vittorio with pair 5c brown (#76) tied by "Detroit Mich Apr 13" duplex postmark, flap of cover with "F. Buhl & Co., Hatters & Furriers" return address, Simco transit backstamp, cover crease away from stamps, fine


Usage To France, 1868 cover to Paris with 10c green "E" grill (#89) tied in combination with 5c brown (#76) by New York Foreign Mails geometric cancels, red "New York 6 Paid Apr 30" exchange datestamp, carried by North German Lloyd Line steamer Hermann, blue "Serv Am. Calais 12 Mai 68" French entry datestamp, very fine  $450

Usage To Italy, 1868 cover two copies 5c brown (#76) tied together with 2c black (#73, straddle margin at left) and single 3c rose "E" grill (#88) to cover to Torino, "Washington DC May 31" origin postmark, New York Paid All "Jun 3 Br. Transit" exchange datestamp, carried on Cunard Line steamer Scotia, "P.D." handstamp, "Torino A Milano 16 Giu 68" transit backstamp, Italian Direct Closed Mail rate of 15c via Great Britain that became effective on April 1, 1868 and was in effect less than two years, very fine combination and usage $1,000

Usage To India, 1865 cover to Bombay with 45c "Via Marseilles" rate (over ounce and less than ounce) prepaid with 5c brown (#76) tied together with 10c green (#68) and 30c orange (#71) by syncopated grid cancels, red "Boston Br Pkt 40 Oct 8" exchange office datestamp, red London Paid 1865 transit and red "IM Bombay No 9 65" arrival backstamp,  cover minor edge wear, scarcer rate $1,750

Richard Frajola (March, 2002)