U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3).
Large margins, orange-red "U.S." in frame cancel (impression ties thru paper), matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Sep. 2 9 O'Clock"
Ty. I double-line circular datestamp on 1842 folded leter to local street address, torn across front, toned and edge faults, yet the stamp is Very Fine and this is the second day of use
of the 6LB3 stamp, the first stamp printed and issued under U.S. authority (a Sep. 1 cover is recorded -- see Golden sale, lot 297 for details)
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