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# : 103
Date: 10/26/2022 - 17:00

Wisconsin Postal History

bold strike of black circular datestamp with manuscript date and matching “25” rate, on 1832 folded letter to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, letter from soldier James Gardner to his aunt lamenting personal hardships at the fort and describing “depredations on Indians that were under the protection of the American Flag” (events that led to the outbreak of the Black Hawk War the following month), extremely fine strike, cover restored, the earliest recorded example of this marking and the earliest circular datestamp known from Wisconsin

Starting Price: $150
Hammer Price: $750