FINE STAMP ON A FRESH AND CHOICE SMALL COVER. A LOVELY USE OF THE 1851 ONE-CENT TYPE Ib ON COVER.
With 1981 and 2020 P.F. certificates
FRESH AND FINE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE PERFORATED 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia, ON A LARGE PORTION OF A COVER.
Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. With 1994 P.F. certificate. Scott value as a used stamp off cover
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USE FROM YUBA (LONG BAR) CALIFORNIA TO FRANCE, WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO MARKING SHOWING THE 30-CENT RATE TO DESTINATION PAID.
Illustrated in Letters of Gold on p. 130.