Details For Cover ID# 27160

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Cover Type: USA outbound with stamp(s)
Entered by: nomad55
Added on:May 14, 18
Edited on:May 14, 18
Postmark: Jan 1866
Origin: Victoria BC/San Francisco, California,, CANADA
Destination: London, UNITED KINGDOM

Blue Post Office Paid oval from Victoria indicates that 2 1/2 pence British colonial postage paid. The 24 cent US stamp applied in British Columbia to pay the US to GB treaty rate, but was not cancelled until cover entered the US mail at San Francisco.

24 cent stamp cancelled with San Francisco cog wheel on 12 February 1866. Departed New York on NGL Hermann on 10 March, arrived Southampton 21 March.

From the Bearer collection of mourning covers.

Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
Stamps:Stamp images are from reference catalog. Click image to view at larger resolution.
[SNS 23] SNS# 23 [1861 24¢ Red Lilac - USA Stamps 1861-1865 Issue]