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# : 756
Date: 10/27/2022 - 17:00

Stampless Covers - General

dateline on folded letter to London, handed to ship's captain at the Philadelphia harbor for conveyance to England without entering the US postal system, upon arrival in Leith, Scotland a scarce two-line "Leith/Ship-Lre" handstamp was applied and the letter was rated "5" [d] for 1d ship fee and 4d inland postage, in London "13/OC" Bishop mark applied and postage calculated at "1/6" (1sh British sea postage and 6d inland postage), very fine

Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $95