Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14).
Vertical strip of three, ample margins to slightly in, tied by acid cancel on large enamel Valentine
cover to local street address, "Blood's Despatch, Special Messenger"
serrated circular handstamp, manuscript "3cts" next to strip, vertical crease and backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine, rare example of multiple paying portion of 5c special rate for same-day delivery of Valentines, ex Steinmetz and Haas (who paid $100 for this cover in 1966)
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