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Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 December, 2013

Category — Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1784
 
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1784, Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group LotsPriest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Rose Wove (121L4). Large to huge margins, intense shade, uncancelled as usual, used on large part of folded cover (address panel and back panel) to local street address, tiny eroded spot at top, stamp is superb and lettersheet is otherwise clean, Extremely Fine stamp and one of nine recorded Black-on-Pink uses, Steven M. Roth's census lists eight covers with 121L4, and we have added one additional cover (see Golden sale, lot 1445), not all of the recorded covers have stamps that necessarily originated, pencil note on back "Found in Phila. 1919.", ex Needham, Boker, Lilly, Golden and Geisler, with 1999 P.F. certificate.

E. 500-750
275
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