Lot Details

LOT# : 5
Date: 06/24/2022 - 17:00

1847 Issue

left margin single tied by boxed "Troy & New York Steam Boat" cancel, matching "2cts." in double-line circle, on July, 1849 folded letter from New York to Troy, manuscript "Paid" at top right, vertical file crease well away from stamp, a lovely stamp with an extremely fine strike of this early Hudson River marking, the 2c was charged by the Troy postmaster (for further discussion see Daniel J. Ryterband's "Early Steamboat Mail on New York Waterways", Chronicle 263), 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate

Provenance: Marc Haas (R.A. Siegel Sale 561, 1980)

Starting Price: $4,000
Hammer Price: $4,000