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# : 726
Date: October 27, 2022

Stampless Covers - General

"Boston 27/MA" [1785],

red straightline postmark and Franklin mark on folded letter to New York City, originating in Lisbon, Portugal and carried privately to Boston, not turned over to the Boston postmaster as was required but rather deposited in the general delivery box (therefore not marked "Ship" and not charged a ship fee), rated "6.16" [dwt] for double-weight and converted to local currency in New York with manuscript "3/4" (3sh 4d), light wear and ink erosion, fine

Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $75