Details For Cover ID# 29310

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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Dec 27, 21
Edited on:Dec 27, 21
Postmark: Apr 3, 1845
Origin: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
Destination: New York, New York, UNITED STATES

Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), red "Free" cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "Boyd's City Express Post, Apr. 3 9 O'C" oval datestamp on 1845 folded letter datelined "April 2d 1845" to local street address. This is the largest known sheet-margin example of Boyd's Third Issue on or off cover.

The Third Issue (20L3) is widely regarded as the scarcest of the early Small Eagle & Globe. Covers are rare, and this enormous corner-margin stamp is undoubtedly the finest extant. Ex Golden and "Gordon N. John".

Owner's ID: 2622
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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