Lot 963U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, exceptional bold strike of red double-oval on blue April 28, 1853 printed circular for temperance meeting to West Philadelphia Pa., entered mails with "Philadelphia. Pa. '5cts' Apr 30" integral-due cds, Extremely Fine and choice, The Earliest Recorded Example of this U.S.P.O. Despatch Double-Oval, ex-Worthington, Hatfield, Hall; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400.