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

Sale Date — Friday, 17 March, 2006

Category — Local Posts (Bdady thru Whittelsey)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4966
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4966, Local Posts (Bdady thru Whittelsey)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). Full margins to very slightly in, uncancelled, used on small embossed Valentine cover to Miss Sally Wheeler at local street address, envelope with scalloped flap and hand-painted bird design on flap (mended opening tear in flap), stamp has small creases and small tear at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY SIX PRIEST'S 121L6 COVERS ARE RECORDED IN ROTH CENSUS.

The Roth census (Penny Post, January 1994) lists six 121L6 covers, including four in combination with the 3c 1851. With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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