Sale 1232 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30-31 March, 2021

Category — Local Posts and Independent Mails: Brainard thru Eagle City Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1761
c
Sale 1232, Lot 1761, Local Posts and Independent Mails: Brainard thru Eagle City PostBush's Brooklyn City N.Y. 2 Cent Express. Red oval handstamp, mostly clear strike on small lace Valentine cover to local street address, with lovely hand-colored lithographed floral Valentine enclosure with handwritten poem, dated Feb. 14, 1848

VERY FINE. ONE OF TWO RECORDED VALENTINES WITH THE HANDSTAMPED OVAL OF BUSH'S BROOKLYN CITY EXPRESS.

See our Golden Sale 817, lot 854 for details of the post. This cover, ex Golden, and the one offered in the previous lot are the only Valentines with Bush's handstamp that we record.

Sale 1232, Lot 1761, Local Posts and Independent Mails: Brainard thru Eagle City Post
Image 2
E. 1,000-1,500
1,000