U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12).
Ample to large margins, extraordinary dark shade and intense impression, tied by red star
cancel, "Downington Pa."
dateless circle handstamp on folded letter datelined "Downington Novr. 11th 1852"
to local Philadelphia attorney at 98-1/4 South 4th Street, ms. "Paid", Extremely Fine, this stamp is rarely found tied on cover, the usage from Downington is believed to be unique, ex Gibson, Scott Retail $1,250.00 for this stamp tied on cover
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