Lot 20Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.P.O. Despatch, 1850-52, 1¢ gold on black, margins large to just touching, tied by blue Philadelphia "2" in circle drop rate handstamp on locally addressed folded letter datelined "Apr. 22, 1851"; stamp with crease slightly breaking paper, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare local usage tied by the Philadelphia drop rate handstamp, ex-Ackerman & Hall; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7LB11; $600 Estimate $300 - 400.