Lot Details

Fall Postal History 2022

October 26-27, 2022 in New York City

Our Fall 2022 Postal History sale includes the John D. Bowman Collection of Boyd's City Express Post, the William B. Robinson Collection of Wisconsin Postal History, material from the collections of Steven M. Roth and Graham Booth, FRPSL, and much more. 

LOT# : 102
Date: October 26, 2022

Wisconsin Postal History

Fort Winnebago—M. T. 20 July

straight line town mark with manuscript date and “25 ” rate on 1831 folded letter to Brigadier General Hugh Brady in Detroit, letter written by Captain Joseph C. Plymouth contains a “detailed report of the encroachment of the whites upon Indian lands in the vicinity of the Fort”, extremely fine and rare, this is the earliest recorded postmark from Fort Winnebago and the only known example of this straight line handstamp, one of the gems of Wisconsin postal history, ex-Jarrett and Risvold

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Starting Price: $700
Hammer Price: $1,300