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# : 703
Date: October 27, 2022

Stampless Covers - General

Savannah to Scotland Blockade-Run Mail [1780],

folded letter internally datelined "Savanay Jouly the 23 1780", written by an English seaman on leave in Savanah, sent by private ship to Portsmouth, England where it received a two-line "Portsmouth Ship-Lre" handstamp, from there carried overland to London and its destination in Dunbar, Scotland, address panel faded and some light wear, still fine, British forces occupied Savannah from December 29, 1778 to June 11, 1782, during which time Americans blockaded the harbor with privateers and navy ships

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Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $1,000