Philadelphia: August 20, 1861. Envelope or Cover. Scott #63, 1861 series, 1c blue Franklin stamp on cover with Scott #26a, 1851-1857 series 3c dull red Washington stamp. On cover with a “Philadelphia, Aug 20, 1861, PA” postmark. Addressed to Taylorsville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Very good. Item #009332
APS Certificate No. 199510, dated 3/282012 states “4th day of use for No. 63 . . . genuine.” Identified in a 2013 H.R. Harmer Auction, 3003, identified this item as “a wonderful exhibit piece, used just four days after date of issue making this cover the earliest use on cover.”.