Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Blue Gray Wove (136L7).
Large margins all around, tied by red "Paid" cancel on cover to Middletown Conn., pencil "5" written twice, red "New-York 5 cts. 6 Nov." (ca. 1849) integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" arc, some gum stains around stamp have been removed, still Extremely Fine, a choice example of Swarts' "Rough and Ready" stamp used on a pristine cover, ex Brown, Mason and Ackerman
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