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# : 421
Date: 10/26/2022 - 21:00

Local Stamps

slightly faded red handstamp on locally-addressed folded letter, red "Boyd's City Express Post July 7 12" oval alongside, letter datelined July 4, 1848, addressee's name removed, otherwise fine, the only known conjunctive use between Boyd's and Hanford's, apparently the cover was given to Hanford's in New York City on July 4 and when they were unable to deliver it they gave it to Boyd's three days later, a great local post rarity

Starting Price: $150
Hammer Price: $200