Lot 30641856, 5¢ red brown, three singles, large margins all around, tied by "New Orleans La. Jun 28, 1857" cds on blue 1857 folded letter to Brest, France, red "New York 'Paid 12' Jul 8" credit exchange cds also ties stamps, carried by Cunard Line Persia from New York Jul. 8th to Liverpool arriving Jul. 17th, red French transit (Jul. 18), receiving backstamp, right stamp small manuscript ink spot at top right, Very Fine, ex-Waterhouse, Meroni, Mayer, Eubanks, Middendorf; with 1969 and 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 12 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
A BEAUTIFUL 15¢ RATE COVER TO FRANCE BEARING THREE LARGE-MARGINED OVERLAPPING SINGLES OF THE 5¢ 1856 ISSUE.