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# : 408
Date: October 26, 2022

Local Stamps

96L1, Letter Express (Wells), 1844 5c Black on pink,

margins full to large (two corners slightly clipped), neat manuscript "X" cancel, on July 20, 1844 folded letter from Buffalo to New York City (street address added), red "Boyd's City Express Post July 23 9o'c" boxed handstamp, manuscript "Collect 6¼", very fine, based on this and other similar covers it appears that the Wells stamp may have been accepted by Pomeroy's for service from Buffalo to New York City, the collect notation was applied by Boyd's to indicate postage due from Pomeroy's, ex-Golden

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Starting Price: $200
Hammer Price: $325