U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Vermilion Glazed (7LB8).
Large top margin, traces of three other framelines, uncancelled, used with 5c Orange Brown (1b),
ample to full margins on three sides, just into frameline at right, tied by blue grid, matching "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. 7 Mar." (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Richmond Va., sender's notation at top right "carrier 1 &/ postage 6",
file folds, one at left passes under corner of carrier stamp but did not crease it
VERY FINE. ONE OF THREE RECORDED COVERS BEARING THE PHILADELPHIA VERMILION CARRIER STAMP AND 1847 ISSUE.
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