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# : 185
Date: 10/26/2022 - 17:00

Wisconsin Postal History

red straight line town mark with manuscript date, matching “$1.00” rate on 1836 folded letter to Versailles, Kentucky, letter from James Duane Doty discussing territorial legislature at Belmont (Madison would not become the capitol until the following month), datelined “Astor, Green Bay”, quadruple-rate cover because of enclosed certificate mentioned in the letter, very fine with historically-interesting contents, despite there never being an Astor post office in Wisconsin Doty was an agent for John Jacob Astor and attempted to name a town for him, ex-Hustis and Van Vlissingen

Starting Price: $150
Hammer Price: $150