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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 121L6, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1785, Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group LotsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Full margins to very slightly in, uncancelled, used on small embossed Valentine cover to Miss Sally Wheeler at local street address, envelope with scalloped flap and hand-painted bird design on flap (mended opening tear in flap), stamp has small creases and small tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance, only six Priest's 121L6 covers are recorded in the Roth census, ex Geisler, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1239, Local and Private Posts (Prices thru Roche)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Full margins to very slightly in, uncancelled, used on small embossed Valentine cover to Miss Sally Wheeler at local street address, envelope with scalloped flap and hand-painted bird design on flap (mended opening tear in flap), stamp has small creases and small tear at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS ARE RECORDED IN ROTH CENSUS.

The Roth census (Penny Post, January 1994) lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-12-19
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2550, Local PostsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Large margins to just in at top, intense shade on bright paper, uncancelled as usual, used with 3c Dull Red (11), three full margins, in at left, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. ?" circular datestamp on cover to Washington D.C.

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS ARE RECORDED IN ROTH CENSUS.

The Roth census (Penny Post, January 1994) lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851. With 2007 P.F. certificate

4,500
4,000
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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
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4966, Local Posts (Bdady thru Whittelsey)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Full margins to very slightly in, uncancelled, used on small embossed Valentine cover to Miss Sally Wheeler at local street address, envelope with scalloped flap and hand-painted bird design on flap (mended opening tear in flap), stamp has small creases and small tear at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS ARE RECORDED IN ROTH CENSUS.

The Roth census (Penny Post, January 1994) lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851. With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-11-13
The Hall Collection of Carriers, Locals & Western Expresses
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Sale Number 830, Lot Number 745, Priests Despatch (Philadelphia PA)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Two large margins, other sides clear to touching, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins to slightly in, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 21" circular datestamp on blue 1851 folded letter to New York

VERY FINE AND FRESH. ONLY FOUR OF THE SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS RECORDED BY ROTH ARE 3-CENT 1851 COMBINATIONS.

The Roth census lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851.

Ex Gibson (who acquired it from Elliott Perry in 1950). A nearly identical cover realized $4,000 hammer in our Golden sale.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-05-13
2000 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 824, Lot Number 420, Locals (F thru T)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Full margins to very slightly in, uncancelled, used on small embossed Valentine cover to Miss Sally Wheeler at local street address, envelope with scalloped flap and hand-painted bird design on flap (mended opening tear in flap)

VERY FINE. ONLY SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS ARE RECORDED IN ROTH CENSUS.

The Roth census (Penny Post, January 1994) lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,700
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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
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Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1446, Priests Despatch (Philadelphia PA)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Plate flaw under "T" of Despatch, three full margins, slightly in at top, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 21" circular datestamp on blue cover to Boston, couple stained spots, two sealed opening tears at top

VERY FINE. ONLY FOUR OF THE SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS RECORDED BY ROTH ARE 3-CENT 1851 COMBINATIONS.

The Roth census lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851. We have been unable to locate another stamp showing the plate flaw evident on this example.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1993-03-25
The Stanley M. Piller 1851-57 Three Cent Collection
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Sale Number 748, Lot Number 377, 3c 1851-57 Issue - Used With Local PostsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia, (2c) Black on Yellow (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia, (2c) Black on Yellow (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia, (2c) Black on Yellow (121L6). Uncanceled, just in at top, affixed to blue envelope to Washington D.C., 3c Dull Red (11) tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 24" cds, fresh and Fine, ex Lilly, with 1978 P.F. declined opinion

E. 100-150
600
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