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France. Dated 1869/12/18. Red New York Paid 6 cds & red boxed "PD" on cover to Paris, France with forwarding to Arcachon, France. Paid 6 was a credit to France for 2c British transit & 4c French inland. Partial blue Calais entry cds to left of stamp. There was a 15c U.S. stamp originally on the cover to pay the letter rate but it was removed and replaced by a French 20c stamp to pay the forwarding fee. Black "Munroe & Co." forwarder's hand stamp at left. Reverse with partial 30 Dec. Arcachon receiving cds. Per Inman Line steamer City of Brooklyn from New York 18 Dec. to Liverpool 28 Dec.
Cover #85177 | Price: $300.00
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France. Dated 1886/02/12. New York cds on cover (reduced right, ur corner clipped), without return address or postage, to Paris, France with forwarding to Rome, Italy. New York opera glass "T 25" due blue 22 Feb. (U.S. 5c). Paris transit, 25 Feb. Rome receiving cds & red "AU DOS (on the back) hand stamps on face. Red crayon "50" shows amount due for 25c underpaid + 25c penalty that was paid by forwarder "Munroe & Co." of Paris. France Scott J16 & J20 to pay due are tied by cork & manuscript cancels. On reverse is 23 Feb. blue forwarder hand stamp, 23 Feb. Paris transit & 25 Feb. Rome receiving cds.
Cover #85181 | Price: $75.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1837/06/08. Business letter from New York to France with oval "PH. Lajeune New York" forwarders hand stamp, 14 July Havre receiving cds & ms "27" decimes due from the addressee. The letter sent under separate cover to forwarder "Acheminee par (forwarded by) WANNER LANGER & CO. Havre" (hand stamp on reverse) who placed it in the mail in Havre. Also on reverse it 17 July Bordeaux receiving hand stamp.
Cover #84769 | Price: $150.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1846/11/06. Fls (some splits) from Paris via Harve & New York to New Orleans. On back is part company handstamp & part blue "BONNAFFE & Co." forwarder handstamp. Red Harve double circle cds, red New York SHIP 12 cts cds.
Cover #74752 | Price: $10.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1846/12/14. Fls (some splits) from Paris via Harve & New York to New Orleans. On back is company handstamp & blue "BONNAFFE & Co." forwarder handstamp. Red Harve double circle cds, red New York SHIP 12 cts cds.
Cover #74751 | Price: $25.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1850/01/25. Folded letter originating Havana, Cuba hand carried to New York. Red Feb. 19th cds, framed COLONNIES &c ART.13 hand stamp, 5 March Calais receiving & "15" decimes due hand stamp on folded letter to Paris, France. A pencil "5" over the NY cds denotes payment of the U.S. domestic rate (paid by forwarder). Reverse with red oval "FORWARDED BY JOHN DURAND & CO. NEW YORK" HANDSTAMP. Carried by Cunard steamer Europa departing NY 20 Feb, arriving Liverpool 4 March.
Cover #84631 | Price: $90.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1850/01/25. Folded letter originating Havana, Cuba hand carried to New York. Red Dec 6 New York Br. Pkt cds, black Calais receiving cds & "13" decimes due hand stamp. A pencil "5" denotes payment (by forwarder) of the U.S. domestic postage. Reverse with blue oval CEBALLOS, PADER & CO. NEW YORK forwarders hand stamp, red 19 Dec. GB transit cds & black 20 Dec. Paris receiving cds. Carried by Cunard steamer Canada departing Boston 7 Dec, arriving Liverpool 20 Dec. Arrival date or GB transit date incorrect.
Cover #84632 | Price: $90.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1851/05/08. Folded letter datelined Havana, Cuba hand carried to New York. Red May 21 New York cds, red framed "COLONIES &c 13" hand stamp & red June 3 Calais receiving cds. Pencil "5" U.S. domestic postage paid by forwarder, French "30" decimes due for double rate letter. On reverse is a red oval "FORWARDED BY LILLIE & RASINES NEW YORK" hand stamp, 2 June GB transit & 8 June Paris receiving cds. Per Cunard line "Europa" departing NY May 21, arriving Liverpool June 1.
Cover #84630 | Price: $90.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1854/05/20. Folded letter datelined Havana, Cuba hand carried to New York where it received an oval "LILLIE.BASINES & CO. NEW YORK" forwarders hand stamp. Ms routing "per Str. Europa" at top. Red May 31 New York Br Pkt cds at right. Pencil "5" (cents paid by forwarder) at lower left. French "26" decimes due for double rate weight. Black 12 June Calais receiving cds. Reverse with blue Havana merchant hand stamp, red 12 July GB transit & black 13 June Paris cds. Carried by Cunard steamer Europa departing NY 31 May, arriving Liverpool 12 June.
Cover #84629 | Price: $75.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1856/03/11. Folded letter datelined Havana, Cuba hand carried to New York where it received an oval "LILLIE.BASINES & CO. NEW YORK" forwarders hand stamp. Ms routing instruction at top. Red March 19 New York Br Pkt cds at upper right. Pencil "5" (cents paid by forwarder) over New York cds. French "13" decimes due also over cds. Black 4 April Calais receiving cds. Reverse with offset from forwarder hand stamp and red 1 Apr. GB transit. Carried by Cunard steamer Africa departing NY 19 Mar., arriving Liverpool 31 Mar.
Cover #84628 | Price: $75.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1856/05/31. Folded letter originating Havana, Cuba hand carried to New York. Red 31 May Am. Pkt, blue J.M. CEBALLOS/NEW YORK forwarders hand stamp & red Le Havre receiving hand stamp. Pencil "20" rate paid by forwarder, ms French "12" decimes due & "ms pr Fulton" at lower left. Reverse with 14 June "Havre & Paris" railroad transit & partial 15 June Paris receiving cds. Per the Havre Line steamer Fulton departing NY 31 May, arriving Southhampton 14 June & Havre 14 June.
Cover #84633 | Price: $90.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Delaware Water Gap, PA. Monroe Co. (open 1856+). Dated 1880/08/13. VF cds & corks tie avg 3c (#184) & 2c (#183) on cvr to France forwarded by "Munroe & Co." to Switzerland.
Cover #21290 | Price: $15.00
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