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# : 1016
Date: March 28, 2023

Illinois Postal History

Chicago Ill. Jul 4 (A-3),

clear strike of circular datestamp ties 1851 3c Dull red (11) to cover to Detroit, blue cornercard for "James H. Rees, Land Agent, No. 63 Clarke St.", extremely fine, an immaculate Independence Day cover which represents the latest known use of the A-3 device, this postmark was in use for almost 11 years and is the longest-lived postmark in Chicago history, illustrated in Piszkiewicz (page 9)

Scott 11
Starting Price: $100
Hammer Price: $475