Lot 240France, 1850, Ceres, 15c very dark green, mostly large margins at clear at upper right, intense color, tied by bold Paris dotted star cancel on locally addressed folded letter sheet, with "Paris, 23 Fevr, 53" backstamp, Very Fine, a wonderful example of this rare shade; with 2014 Roumet certificate. Scott Nos. 2b var.
Maury Nos. 2 €4,300 ($5,940).