Lot 22Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.P.O. Despatch, 1850-52, 1¢ blue, mostly large margins to just touching at bottom, deep color and thick late impression, tied by red star handstamp on 1852 local street addressed folded letter, with red "New York, Paid 3 cts, Feb 13" origin cds, with sender's notation "paid" alongside stamp for carrier service to the street address, Very Fine, an extremely rare inbound usage with carrier stamp applied by sender for delivery fee; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7LB12 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.