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# : 731
Date: 10/27/2022 - 17:00

Stampless Covers - General

straightline postmark with Franklin mark on folded letter to Philadelphia, bootlegged from Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Boston where it entered the mails and was rated "8" [dwt] due, converted to local currency in Philadelphia with a manuscript "3/6" (3sh 4d for postage plus standard 2d carrier fee), vertical file folds, very fine strike and cover, curiously this letter would have cost the same if mailed directly from Portland as it did passing through Boston 

Starting Price: $50
Hammer Price: $85