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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 121L4, Symbol IN ("USED")
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
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
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
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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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
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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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
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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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2002-12-19
U.S. Postal History & Foreign
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2679, Locals (Metropolitan thru U.S. Express)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. 1,500-2,000
950
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U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2001-12-17
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History/Foreign
 
Sale Number 841, Lot Number 1632, LocalsPriest'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 margins to ample at left, intense shade, uncancelled as usual, affixed to blue folded cover to Marion Ala., blue "Philada. Pa. 10 Apr. 25" integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in frame, red pencil marking, bleached spots, Very Fine stamp, Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (see Golden sale, lot 1445) -- ex Gibson, with 2001 P.F. certificate stating "it is a genuine stamp which did not originate on this otherwise genuine stampless cover."

500
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1999-11-15
The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
 
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1445, Priests Despatch (Philadelphia PA)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. NOT AMONG THE EIGHT RECORDED 121L4 USAGES IN ROTH CENSUS.

Another cover to Henry Seybert is listed among the eight 121L4 covers in Roth census. This cover is not included. Although the paper of this stamp is classified as Rose, our observation is that it is unlike the example offered in lot 1444 and might be a white paper that has been toned by gum.

E. 750-1,000
700
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