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# : 108
Date: 10/26/2022 - 17:00

Wisconsin Postal History

black circular datestamp with red manuscript date, used as forwarding mark with manuscript "To Fort Howard" and rated "For'd 12½/37½), on folded letter datelined "May 28th 1834, Town of Niagara, County of Niagara (N.Y.)", addressed "To the Chiefs of the Stockbridge Tribe of Indians residing near the Winebago Lake, South West from Green Bay, In the North west (Ter.) To the care of John W. Quinney.", blue May 31 Buffalo double oval datestamp and manuscript "25" rate applied at origin, Quinney wrote "The above was recd. July 4th 1834 after having gone the rounds viz from Buffaloe to Green Bay, thence to Winnebago Fort at the Wisconsin & Fox Rivers prtage & back again to Green Bay Post Office", light water stains and some splits along the folds, otherwise fine, a remarkable and important letter to Fort Howard (which has no recorded postal markings), one of the most outstanding covers in all of Wisconsin postal history, ex-Kramer

Starting Price: $1,500
Hammer Price: $3,250