Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5).
Cut to shield shape as always, black cancel (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red (11), mostly full margins slightly in at places, weak strike of "New-York Apr. 20, 1860 Paid" circular datestamp with blue ms. "New York"
written over it, on buff cover to Little Falls, Minnesota Territory, P.F. notes light soiling on 3c stamp which is barely visible and does not detract, Very Fine, scarce and unusual usage, ex Mason, Ackerman, and Schwartz, with 2000 P.F. certificate
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