Sale 908 — Western Expresses, Carriers, Locals & Independent Mails

Sale Date — Friday, 17 March, 2006

Category — Local Posts (Adams thru Bouton)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4591
c
Sale 908, Lot 4591, Local Posts (Adams thru Bouton)Philadelphia Despatch Post, Philadelphia Pa., 3c Red (15L1). Octagonal margins just barely into circle in two places, bright white paper, cancelled by clear strike of large red "3" cancel (not tied), used on undated folded cover to A. D. Bache at local street address, red "Phila. Despatch Post -- P.M." circular timestamp, P.F. opines that stamp has been lifted and replaced but we are not convinced this is true

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE OF THE FIFTEEN RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE PHILADELPHIA DESPATCH POST RED 15L1 STAMP.

A census of Philadelphia Despatch 15L1 and 15L2 stamps may be found in Sale 830, page 167, or at our website: www.siegelauctions.com/2000/830/y83082.htm.

Ex Hollowbush, Schwartz and D.K. Collection. With 2003 P.F. certificate.

12,500
6,500