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# : 757
Date: 10/27/2022 - 17:00

Stampless Covers - General

handstamp on folded letter to New York City datelined "Lisbon, the 10th May 1785", postmarked upon arrival in Newport, Rhode Island, rated "4" [dwt] and marked "Sh" as a ship letter (postage was 3dwt 8gr plus the 16gr ship fee for the total of 4dwt), converted to local currency (2sh) in New York, fine and rare, only two or three examples of this postmark are recorded (ASCC $1,750)

Starting Price: $150
Hammer Price: $210