Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3).
Spectacular stamp with enormous top right corner sheet margins, red "Free" cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "Boyd's City Express Post, Apr. 3 9 O'C" oval datestamp on 1845 folded letter to local street address
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE LARGEST KNOWN SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF BOYD'S THIRD ISSUE ON OR OFF COVER.
The Third Issue (20L3) is widely regarded as the scarcest of the early Small Eagle & Globe. Covers are rare, and this enormous corner-margin stamp is undoubtedly the finest extant.
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