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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 Belgium, pair 10c green (#68) tied together with 1c blue (#63) to cover to Mons, 21c French Mail rate, "Phila Pa Aug 12 1864" duplex postmark, scarcer "Philadelphia Paid 12" exchange datestamp, carried on Inman Line steamer City Of Manchester, blue "Et Unis Serv Am Ca D 20 Aout 64" French entry postmark, boxed "P.D." handstamp, Belgian transit and arrival backstamps, very fine


Usage To Germany, 1866 folded entire to Bremen, 10c green (#68) tied by ornate pinwheel in circle New York Foreign Mails fancy cancel (Skinner-Eno #GE-R19 incorrectly attributed with a "?"), red "N. York 7 Paid Apr 27" exchange datestamp, minor edge tear at top and creases, extremely fine fancy cancel $800

Usage To France, 1867 folded letter to Le Cremblade, 10c green (#68) used in combination with 5c brown (#76) with cog cancels, matching "San Francisco Cal Jan 30" postmark, red "New York Paid 12 Feb 23" exchange datestamp, carried by Inman Line steamer City Of Washington, red "Etats Unis Paq. Fr 23 Fevr 1867" French entry, Paris transit and arrival backstamps, very fine California $250

Usage To France, 1863 double rate folded letter to Bordeaux, strip of three 10c green (#68, right stamp straight edge, center stamp perf faults) tied, "New Orleans LA Nov 27 1863" origin postmark, red "New York Paid 24 Dec 7" exchange datestamp, red French entry and boxed "PD" handstamp, arrival backstamp, very fine appearance $300

Richard Frajola (March, 2002)