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Sale 817 — The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Monday, 15 November, 1999

Category — Priests Despatch (Philadelphia PA)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1446
c
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1446, Priests Despatch (Philadelphia PA)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6), Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6)Priest's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black on Yellow Wove (121L6). Plate flaw under "T" of Despatch, three full margins, slightly in at top, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 21" circular datestamp on blue cover to Boston, couple stained spots, two sealed opening tears at top

VERY FINE. ONLY FOUR OF THE SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS RECORDED BY ROTH ARE 3-CENT 1851 COMBINATIONS.

The Roth census lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851. We have been unable to locate another stamp showing the plate flaw evident on this example.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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