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 Zanzibar, 1867 Goodhue correspondence cover, endorsed "Via Aden & Seychelles Islands" and  prepaid 53c with two copies 24c gray (#78, straight edges) and single 5c brown (#76), there is no listing for Zanzibar in November, 1867 P.O.A., and this was prepaid for 53c rate, via Marseilles, to the Orient destinations, stamps tied and red Boston Paid "Nov 8" exchange datestamp, red crayon "32" credit for American packet, carried on Inman Line City Of Antwerp,  London Paid 20 NO 67" transit, "Mauritius SE 30 67" transit backstamp, docketed as being received on February 4, 1868 on verso, red crayon "4" (d) due, extremely fine usage as most of these were franked at 45c rate to Aden


Usage To Germany, 24c lilac (#78, straddle copy) tied together with pair 2c black (#73, right stamp perfs partially trimmed)) to cover to Darmstadt, prepaid 28c Prussian Closed Mail rate, 1865 senders cachet on flap, red New York "7 Paid" exchange datestamp of "Aug 28," blue "Aachen Franco" transit, German "Bahnhof" transit backstamp, fine $500

Usage To Germany, 1865 cover to Wurtemberg, uncanceled copies of 24c lilac (#78) together with 3c rose (#65, faulty) and 2c black (#73) overpaying 28c Prussian Closed Mail rate (30c if not prepaid), faint "7 Paid" exchange datestamp and blue boxed "Aachen Franco" transit, various German transit backstamps including Stuttgart, unusual  $200

Richard Frajola (March, 2002)