1c Blue, Ty. IV (9).
Two, Positions 68R1L and 20R1L, large margins to in, tied by light strike of "Boston Paid Jul. 7" (1852) circular datestamp on blue folded printed circular for wholesale boots and shoes to Maysville Ky., Very Fine, an extremely rare cover paying the short-lived 2c circular rate in effect from July 1, 1851 to September 30, 1852, for many years this was the earliest documented use of Scott 9 (current EDU is June 5), noted in Ashbrook 1c book (Vol. 1) on p. 127 and illustrated in the second volume on p. 75, signed Ashbrook
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