Details For Cover ID# 15966

Click on cover image to view at full resolution.

Front Image

Cover Type: USA domestic stampless
Entered by: haascovers
Added on:Jun 21, 10
Edited on:Jun 21, 10
Postmark: circa Sep 4, 1850
Origin: Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Destination: East Lexington, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Description: Boston MA, red CDS with integral 5 cent rate, also "paid" handstamp, this must be 1850 or earlier.  Subsequently part of the Jarrett collection and sold as lot 17 in Siegel sale 970 (Jarrett Propaganda covers), where it realized $3500, with this writeup:
Well-struck red integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" handstamp on grayish cover to East Lexington Mass., with "God Hath Made of One Blood All Nations of Men" Anti-Slavery illustrated propaganda design depicting Britannia defending slave at left and imagery of the slave trade at right, imprints of Valentine, Johnstone & Hunter and Ackermann, Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover in extraordinary quality, ex Haas
Owner's ID: MP0265
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes