Lot Details

January 2023

January 17-18, 2023 in New York City

Our January 2023 sales include the "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Postal History Part VIII, as well as a general sale of United States and worldwide stamps, covers, and collections.

LOT# : 50
Date: January 17, 2023

Local Stamps

single with large to full margins including sheet margin at left and portion of adjacent stamp at right, tied by red "New-York 5cts 16 Sep" datestamp to cover to Weymouth, Massachusetts, light toning along the top edge, otherwise very fine, only four covers are known with the rare New York City Express Post orange adhesive, which was the product of a short-lived and little-known post that existed for several months in mid-1847, a great local post rarity, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $8,000)

Scott 111L2
Starting Price: $2,000
Hammer Price: $7,500