Lot 2038Priest's Despatch, 1851 (2¢) black on rose. Ample to mostly large margins, intense shade, uncancelled and used with 1851 3¢ orange brown (couple unnoticeable faults) tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Nov. 13" circular datestamp on cover to Xenia, Ohio, Very Fine, unlisted in combination with 3¢ orange brown; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 121L4+10A Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
ONE OF ONLY NINE PRIEST'S DESPATCH BLACK-ON-PINK USAGES. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE AS THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE FRANKED WITH AN 1851 3¢ ORANGE BROWN.
Scott Retail as on cover, uncancelled and with certificate is $2,500.00.