Lot Details

March United States Postal History

Featuring The Leonard Piszkiewicz Collection of Chicago Postal History, The Van Koppersmith Collection of Philadelphia Postal History and The Tony Dewey Collection of Hartford Postal History

March 28-29, 2023 New York City
LOT# : 1020
Date: March 28, 2023

Illinois Postal History

Chicago Ill. 17 Sep. (A-4),

red datestamp with matching straight-line "Paid" and "48" in circle on 1850 folded letter to Newry, (Northern) Ireland, red "America Liverpool Paid Oc 6 50" and "38" credit handstamps applied upon arrival in England, some overall wear but fine appearance, the only example of this rate handstamp and the highest rate stamp recorded from Chicago, Reference: illustrated in Piszkiewicz (page 22)

Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $130