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# : 799
Date: 10/27/2022 - 17:00

Stampless Covers - General

folded letter dated January 11, 1841 to Philadelphia, black "Bridgeton N.J. Jan 12" double circle datestamp, manuscript "10" rate, very fine, postscript in the letter reads: "You had better forward papers by mail–new district orders having prohibited the stage drivers from carrying any letters sealed or unsealed" (reflecting recent governmental efforts to prevent private companies from carrying mail without a contract)
This stage line left Hall’s Tavern in Bridgeton on the Cohansey River for Philadelphia via Deerfield and Cooper’s Ferry. At Cooper’s Ferry, it connected with the Philadelphia stage boat.

Starting Price: $75
Hammer Price: $180