Jay's Dispatch, Richwood's Dispatch, La Hoyt, Iowa.
Red Richwood's Dispatch stamp with letter carrying pigeon affixed over James C. Jay corner card and tied by fancy blue handstamp, pair 1c Ultramarine (212) tied by target (between perfs) on cover addressed to Quaker City Philatelist in Philadelphia, "La Hoyt Ioa. Feb, 9, 1888" circular datestamp, reverse with beautiful advertising design for Merchant's Gargling Oil,
Philadelphia receiving backstamp, Very Fine, this post probably had some utilitarian value beyond its philatelic inspiration, Merchant's Gargling Oil produced one of the iconic Match & Medicine private die stamp designs, depicting a horse (RS178-179)
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