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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 121L4
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2013-12-19
United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1784, Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group LotsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Large to huge margins, intense shade, uncancelled as usual, used on large part of folded cover (address panel and back panel) to local street address, tiny eroded spot at top, stamp is superb and lettersheet is otherwise clean, Extremely Fine stamp and one of nine recorded Black-on-Pink uses, Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (see Golden sale, lot 1445), not all of the recorded covers have stamps that necessarily originated, pencil note on back "Found in Phila. 1919.", ex Needham, Boker, Lilly, Golden and Geisler, with 1999 P.F. certificate.

E. 500-750
275
United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 980, Lot Number 3025, Local and Private PostsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Margins to just in, intense shade, tied by penstroke and used with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins to in, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Nov. 2" circular datestamp on cover to East Boston Mass., Very Fine, the Roth census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (ex Golden)

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 980, Lot Number 3026, Local and Private PostsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Uncancelled as always, large margins to just touched, on large part of folded cover to local address, "Wilder & Spencer Sept. 16, 1851" docketing on back, faint file folds well away from adhesive, Very Fine and rare, the Roth census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (ex Golden), with note on back "Genuine and in my opinion used on this cover Robson Lowe"

E. 750-1,000
375
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2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1237, Local and Private Posts (Prices thru Roche)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Large to huge margins, intense shade, uncancelled as usual, used on large part of folded cover (address panel and back panel) to local street address, tiny eroded spot at top, stamp is superb and lettersheet is otherwise clean

EXTREMELY FINE STAMP AND ONE OF NINE RECORDED PRIEST'S DESPATCH BLACK-ON-PINK USAGES.

Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (see Golden sale, lot 1445). Not all of the recorded covers have stamps that necessarily originated.

Pencil note on back "Found in Phila. 1919." Ex Needham, Boker, Lilly and Golden. With 1999 P.F. certificate.

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1238, Local and Private Posts (Prices thru Roche)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Margins slightly cutting in, uncancelled as usual, used on front only to Henry Seybert at 11th and Chestnut Streets

FINE AND RARE. ONE OF ONLY NINE PRIEST'S DESPATCH BLACK-ON-PINK USAGES.

Another cover to Henry Seybert is listed among the nine 121L4 covers in the Roth census. Although the paper of this stamp is classified as Rose, our observation is that it is unlike the example offered in the previous lot and might be a white paper that has been toned by gum.

Ex Golden. With 1999 P.F. certificate stating that the stamp has been removed and replaced on this front of origin

E. 750-1,000
500
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2006-11-15
The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1656, PriestPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Full margins to touched (unused (no gum), tiny corner crease at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate

500
325
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2006-11-15
The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1657, PriestPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Margins to just in, intense shade, tied by penstroke and used with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins to in, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Nov. 2" circular datestamp on cover to East Boston Mass.

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY NINE PRIEST'S DESPATCH BLACK-ON-PINK USAGES. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE AS THIS EXAMPLE IS TIED ON COVER.

Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (ex Golden). Scott Retail as on cover, uncancelled and with certificate is $2,500.00

E. 3,000-4,000
0
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-11-15
The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1658, PriestPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Uncancelled as always, large margins to just touched, on large part of folded cover to local address, "Wilder & Spencer Sept. 16, 1851" docketing on back, faint file folds well away from adhesive

VERY FINE AND RARE. ONE OF ONLY NINE PRIEST'S DESPATCH BLACK-ON-PINK USAGES.

Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (ex Golden). With note on back "Genuine and in my opinion used on this cover Robson Lowe"

2,500
0
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2006-03-17
Western Expresses, Carriers, Locals & Independent Mails
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4967, Local Posts (Bdady thru Whittelsey)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Large to huge margins, intense shade, uncancelled as usual, used on large part of folded cover (address panel and back panel) to local street address, tiny eroded spot at top, stamp is superb and lettersheet is otherwise clean

EXTREMELY FINE STAMP AND ONE OF NINE RECORDED PRIEST'S DESPATCH BLACK-ON-PINK USAGES.

Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (see Golden sale, lot 1445). Not all of the recorded covers have stamps that necessarily originated.

Pencil note on back "Found in Phila. 1919." Ex Needham, Boker, Lilly and Golden. With 1999 P.F. certificate.

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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2004-04-27
United States and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1223, Independent Mails and Local PostsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Three large margins to just touching at left, unused (no gum), Very Fine example of this rare local

500
210
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