Homan's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1).
"Paid" in Roman caps, large margins except repaired at bottom with part of design painted in, added to an 1852 folded letter to a Reverend in Northville Mich. with "New-York 5 Cts Apr. 23" integral-rate circular datestamp drawn in on stamp, there are only five reported examples of this stamp, this is the first Homan's stamp reported (American Journal of Philately,
1892, Vol. 5, p. 520), ex Chapman, Needham and Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate stating the stamp did not originate, listed but unpriced in Scott
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