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# : 905
Date: October 27, 2022

Transoceanic Mails

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to London, England (June 19, 1848),

folded letter with blue "Philada Pa. 5cts Jun 19" and framed "Paid" prepaying 5c inland postage to New York, endorsed "per Herman Steamer" (an American packet), but since transatlantic postage was not prepaid the New York post office sent via Cunard's Acadia as an unpaid ship letter, arrived Liverpool July 5 and rated "1/-" due, very fine, ex-Barwis

Starting Price: $100
Hammer Price: $100