Lot Details

Fall Postal History 2022

October 26-27, 2022 in New York City

Our Fall 2022 Postal History sale includes the John D. Bowman Collection of Boyd's City Express Post, the William B. Robinson Collection of Wisconsin Postal History, material from the collections of Steven M. Roth and Graham Booth, FRPSL, and much more. 

LOT# : 438
Date: October 26, 2022

Local Stamps

20L2, Boyd's City Express Post, 1844 2c Black on yellow green (Second Issue),

large margins, cancelled with red straightline "Free" on printed letter to local street address, matching boxed "Boyd's City Express Post Sep 12 3o'c" handstamp, stamp tied by docketing, small corner creases, otherwise very fine and attractive, this is the earliest known use of the second Boyd's issue and one of two uses with the red octagonal postmark, 1993 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $450)

Scott 20L2
Starting Price: $200
Hammer Price: $550