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…

Estimate 1’500 EUR
Auction date Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)