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# : 1009
Date: March 28, 2023

Illinois Postal History

Chicago Ills. Jul 10 (A-2),

blue-green postmark on 1842 folded letter to New York City, manuscript "25" rate, very fine, letter written by William Butler Ogden who served as Chicago's first mayor from 1837 to 1838 and was referred to as the "Astor of Chicago" due to his immense wealth, a wonderful artifact written by one of Chicago's most important early citizens

Starting Price: $100
Hammer Price: $275