3c Deep Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11 var).
Position 14L7 noted on back, intense shade which is deeper and darker than the usual Brownish Carmine, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 30" circular datestamp on Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Red on White Entire (15LU5),
"Blood's Despatch Dec. 30 1856 4-1/2 P.M." circular datestamp, addressed to Norristown Pa., Very Fine and absolutely pristine, accompanied by normal No. 11A Brownish Carmine for comparison and note stating Dr. Amonette's opinion that this is a "very deep Brownish Carmine" (not signed)
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