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# : 189
Date: October 26, 2022

Wisconsin Postal History

Green Bay, W.T. Mch 2

red straightline postmark with manuscript date (1837) on large folded letter originating in London, England in September 1836, addressed to "Green Bay, Mich. Terr" (news had not reached London about the establishment of Wisconsin Territory), carried privately to New York City where it entered the mails, forwarded to Peoria, Illinois upon arrival in Green Bay, manuscript "$1.50" rate, despite the size this is actually one large sheet and was twice marked "Single Sheet" (despite weighing nearly two ounces),fine, rare and spectacular use

Starting Price: $100