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# : 36
Date: January 17, 2023

Local Stamps

40L5c, City Despatch Post (New York, NY), 1847 2c Black on grayish, "C" in ms. between "Two" and "Cents",

margins large to ample including bottom right sheet margin (position 42), cancelled by black straight-line "Paid" on incoming cover to New York from Paris (sender's blue backstamp), manuscript "Per French steamer with a package of gloves" and additional docketing, red "New-York 2cts Dec 26" datestamp, stamp two tiny indentations, very fine, a beautiful transatlantic from-the-mails cover, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate

Scott 40L5c
Starting Price: $750
Hammer Price: $1,700