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# : 1024
Date: March 28, 2023

Illinois Postal History

"Free S.A. Douglas",

free frank on cover to "The Salem Register, Salem, Essex County, Mass.", small tears, very fine signature, Stephen A. Douglas served as a Representative from Illinois from 1843 to 1847, a Senator from Illinois from 1847 until his death in 1861, and is best remembered for his series of debates with Abraham Lincoln between August and October 1858

Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $450