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Cover Type: Foreign origin, inbound to USA stampless
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Aug 24, 23
Edited on:Sep 15, 23
Postmark: Jun 19, 1839
Origin: Smyrna, TURKEY
Destination: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

[Steamer British Queen Maiden Voyage] 19 June 1839 folded entire from Smyrna, Turkey per "Eurotas" to Malta where it was disinfecetd, to a forwarder in Liverpool which was then handled as a Paid Ship Letter via London and carried on the Maiden Voyage of the British Queen to New York, letter was pre paid 5/5d at origin, forwarder paid 2/- for a double rate outgoing ship letter, at New York the entire was rated 20¾ cents due as a single rate ship letter to Boston, ex Winter ($3,000 hammer price) and Booth

Samuel Cunard was a passenger on this historic maiden voyage

Owner's ID: 911
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, for US$ 2500.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? Yes