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Sale 830 — The Hall Collection of Carriers, Locals & Western Expresses

Sale Date — Monday, 13 November, 2000

Category — Priests Despatch (Philadelphia PA)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
745
c
Sale Number 830, Lot Number 745, 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). Two large margins, other sides clear to touching, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins to slightly in, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 21" circular datestamp on blue 1851 folded letter to New York

VERY FINE AND FRESH. 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.

Ex Gibson (who acquired it from Elliott Perry in 1950). A nearly identical cover realized $4,000 hammer in our Golden sale.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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