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Lot 53

149L1, W. Wyman (Boston, MA), 1844 5c Black,

four huge margins, manuscript "X" cancel as usual, on September 26, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Boston (addressed to "Amon D. Weld, Esq, deliverable at his stall in fruit market"), red "Wm. Wyman's Letter Offices, 8 Court St., Boston, 3 Wall St. N. York" four-line framed handstamp, extremely fine, Gordon Stimmell recorded 37 covers with this stamp with this being the unique example originating outside of Boston, an extraordinary local post rarity
Provenance: John R. Boker, Jr. (Private transaction)