|Stamps - Postal History - Pre 1900|
Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions / The Westpex Sale - 25/04/2019 / 1851 Issue / Lot 1310
1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, block of five, positions 6-7/16-17/27L1L, large margins to just in including top sheet margin, cancelled by clear strikes of "Steam" handstamps and tied by light strike of red "New Orleans La. Jan 13" cds on 1855 inbound legal-size buff cover, routing instructions at bottom left partly under stamps, docketed at right; few small faults including position 16 tear at left and bottom right stamp small piece out at bottom right, cover reduced at right, Fine and unusual quintuple-rate use. Scott No. 11A Estimate $200 - 300.