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# : 113
Date: October 26, 2022

Wisconsin Postal History

"Now at Green Bay, Lake Michigan",

incoming 1815 folded letter with "Washn. City Sep 29" datestamp, franked "Sup't Gen'l Office" and handstamped "Free", addressed to Matthew Irwin, Esq., docketing indicates the letter was received July 28, 1816 (10 months after it was sent), extremely fine, the earliest recorded piece of mail to or from Green Bay, six years before a post office was established, an extraordinarily rare cover, ex-Valentine

Starting Price: $250
Hammer Price: $700