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# : 1004
Date: March 28, 2023

Illinois Postal History

Chicago Ills. Oct 28 (A-1),

red datestamp with matching straight-line "Paid" and "25" rate handstamps on 1836 folded letter to Augusta, Maine, vertical filefold away from markings, very fine, this "25" handstamp was the first rate marking used in Chicago and only appears for a short time between August 1836 and March 1837

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