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# : 707
Date: 10/27/2022 - 17:00

Stampless Covers - General

folded letter datelined "Bordeaux 26 Jan 1782", carried aboard an American vessel which ran the British blockade and entered the mails at Cape Fear, North Carolina, marked "forw'd 10" [d] due for ship fee and postage to Boston via Suffolk, very fine, during this period the British imposed a blockade along the East Coast as both they and the Americans awaited news of the peace negotiations taking place in Paris as a result of Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown on October 19, 1781

Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $1,000