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# : 43
Date: 01/17/2023 - 21:00

Local Stamps

margins large to just grazing framelines at sides, tied by "1ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Nov 30" circular datestamp to waving flag patriotic cover to a local street address, cover small nick at bottom left, very fine, an extremely scarce use of a Hussey's stamp on a patriotic cover, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate
In the October 2007 Penny Post Clifford J. Alexander conducted a survey of patriotic covers bearing local post adhesives or handstamps. He identified only 59 such covers, the vast majority of which were carried by Blood's or Boyd's. This cover is the only recorded example of a patriotic cover carried by Hussey's in his census.

Scott 87L10
Starting Price: $150
Hammer Price: $1,300