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# : 44
Date: 01/17/2023 - 21:00

Local Stamps

cut to tombstone shape, uncancelled on 1845 folded letter from Brooklyn to Philadelphia, forwarded with cut-to-shape American Letter Mail 5c Black on gray (5L2) pen-cancelled and tied by red "Forwarded by American Letter Mail Company, Office, 56 Wall St., N.Y." oval, red "Forwarded by American Mail Co. No. 101 Chestnut St. Philada." circular handstamp used as receiver, Jones' local with vertical crease at left, American Letter Mail stamp with crease at bottom, cover with toned spots between the stamps, still very fine appearance, one of just nine full covers bearing the rare Jones' City Express stamp and the only conjunctive use with an American Letter Mail adhesive, an extraordinary local post rarity, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate

Scott 91L1
Starting Price: $1,000
Hammer Price: $1,400