Lot 53344 – United States » Local Stamps
1844 Boyd’s City Express, New York, NY, 2c Black on
1844 Boyd’s City Express, New York, NY, 2c Black on Green Glazed paper, full margins all around, red FREE cancel, matching BOYD’S CITY EXPRESS POST SEP17 3 O’C boxed hs alongside, on folded cover to local street address, 1844 docketing on reverse, some slight surface rubbing otherwise very fine and extremely rare Boyd’s First Issue usage, only 18 covers have been reported by Larry LeBel
1857 5c Blue, Thin White Wove (8). Full to large margins including right sheet margin, clear at top, tied
by “Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Sep. 8” (1857) circular datestamp, used with United States 1851
12c Black (17), large margins including left interpane margin with centerline, both stamps tied by “San
Francisco Cal. Oct. 5, 1857” circular datestamp on buff cover to J. T. McMurran at Natchez Miss., docketing
indicates sender was Thomas M. Jordan, slight edgewear, Extremely Fine, carried on British bark
Sebastopol (depart Sep. 8, arrive Sep. 29), PMSC Golden Gate left on Oct. 5 but returned with broken shaft,
Golden Age took the Panama mail (depart Oct. 11, arrive Oct. 24), carried to New York on USMSC Star of
the West (depart Oct. 24, arrive Nov 4), signed Ashbrook, ex Krug and Haas…
|Auction date||Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
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