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# : 53
Date: January 17, 2023

Local Stamps

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)

Scott 149L1
Starting Price: $1,000
Hammer Price: $1,300