Boyd's City Express Post, later known as Boyd's City Dispatch and finally as
Boyd's Dispatch was arguably the most important and successful of the U.S. local
posts! Their longtime success proved private enterprise served Manhattan's mail
Significant Earliest Known Usage (EKU) and Latest Known Usage (LKU) research
and discoveries of Boyd's postal markings and
adhesive usages are found throughout the exhibit. EKU and LKU information for
Boyd's markings and postal emissions are based on Abt's article, Boyd's City
Express Post as noted in the bibliography.
The purpose of this cover exhibit is to show the viewer that the U.S. Post
Office did not always have a monopoly on letter or mail handling services.
Boyd's City Express Post by Henry S. Abt, Collector's Club Philatelist
Boyd's Postal Markings by John Bowman & Lawrence LeBel, the Penny Post, July 1997 issue
Copyright © 2002 Lawrence LeBel. All rights reserved.
Revised: September 10, 2010