Lot 31Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.P.O. Despatch, 1850-52, 1¢ black, clear to ample margins, neatly tied by red star handstamp on 1852 folded letter sheet to New York, in combination with 1852, 3¢ brownish carmine tied by blue "Philadelphia, Pa., May 15" cds, Very Fine and choice, ex-Piller & Kuphal; with 1984 & 2011 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 7LB13+11A Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
A REMARKABLE TIED EXAMPLE OF THE PHILADELPHIA BLACK CARRIER IN COMBINATION WITH THE 1851 3¢ ISSUE.