‘NEW YORK PO’ cover fetches £1,869

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14 April 2016
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A cover sent from Boston to London in 1838 was recently sold at Robert A Siegel Auction Galleries.

A cover sent from Boston to London in 1838 was recently sold at Robert A Siegel Auction Galleries.

With a clear strike of a red ‘NEW YORK PO’ handstamp and a matching red ‘New-York Feb. 28’ circular datestamp, the cover was described as ‘Very Fine, a rare marking’.

The cover also featured a manuscript rate, bold ‘Liverpool Ship Letter’ boxed backstamp and London receiving backstamp.

SOLD FOR £1,869