Lot 4227(Pennsylvania Railroad) "Philada. Railroad", red straightline ties D.O. Blood & Co., 1c Bronze on Black (15L13), additional acid tie, along with matching "New-York, Nov 30" cds and square grid tying 5¢ red brown (1), large to huge margins, stamp with tear at right, on blue 1850 folded letter datelined at Philadelphia Pa. to New Haven Conn.; vertical file fold does not affect stamps, Very Fine, ex-Frelinghuysen.
Towle No. 240-D-1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A SCARCE PHILADELPHIA RAILROAD COMBINATION USE OF THE 1847 ISSUE AND D.O. BLOODS LOCAL POST.
The red straightline was applied on arrival at New York City to indicate mail was received from a train out of Philadelphia.