Sale 352

Lot 35

Wine Topical Postal History Collection, over 150 covers, featuring mostly wines, some grapes, begins with two 18th Century items, letter to Madeira from U.S. ordering Madeira, and an embossed Rhode Island Revenue for tax on Sherry. Continues into 19th Century, with an 1813 letter advising shipment will be made when the Long Island Blockade is lifted, two Hanaford Express Post each with running pony cancellation, one a temperence letter (1847) and the other announcing the sale, by auction, of choice Madeira and Sherry belongng to Daniel Webster (1850); a great exhibition page. Numerous 19th Century ad covers, including a spectacular Speer's multicolor, overall ad cover, circa 1880, ex Gabriel (PF Cert), and then some more modern and foreign. Wonderful collection and an excellent basis for an exhibit.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

Realized $3,250

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