Lot 20481847, 5¢ red brown, full even margins and rich color, hint of soiling, tied by red square grid handstamp on cover to Albany, N.Y., in combination with large margin Boyd's City Express, 1845, 2¢ black on green (20L4), canceled by small company grid handstamp and tied by red "New York, Feb 15"; local stamp with a couple minute edge tears and cover fold well away from stamps, Very Fine; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1; $5,000 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
AN ATTRACTIVE AND VERY RARE 1847 5¢ ISSUE AND 1845 2¢ BOYD'S LOCAL COMBINATION USAGE.