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# : 1035
Date: 03/28/2023 - 17:00

Illinois Postal History

double circle datestamp duplexed with circle of wedges ties pair of 1861 3c Rose (65) to cover to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, cornercard for "U.S. Sanitary Commission", faults along top edge, still fine strike, one of two recorded covers with the letter "U" datestamp (the other of which we recently sold in the Challenger Collection), Piszkiewicz believes this initial stands for "Union Station" and was quickly replaced by the letter "X"

Scott 65
Starting Price: $50
Hammer Price: $50