U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Vermilion Glazed (7LB8).
Large margin at right, framelines complete at left and bottom, uncancelled, used with 5c Dark Brown (1a),
full margins except at lower left, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Jun. 13" integral-rate circular datestamp, repeated at left on folded cover to New York, file folds, one thru left edge of 5c 1847 stamp
VERY FINE. ONE OF THREE RECORDED COVERS WITH THE PHILADELPHIA VERMILION STAMP (7LB8) USED IN COMBINATION WITH THE 1847 ISSUE.
Only 14 covers with 7LB8 are reported, including 3 with 5c 1847 stamps used to pay regular postage.
Ex Caspary. With 1972 Friedl certificate signed by Bloch and Boker.
Image Magnifier / Download
Power Search for Comparables