SAMOA, 1895, -1/2p Purple Brown, Perf 11 (9d).
Horizontal pair, used with 3p on 2p (24) and R3p on 2p (25),
tied by "Apia, Samoa, Sep. 11, 1895" double-circle datestamps on 1895 registered cover to Pittsburgh Pa., used with U.S. 8c Violet Brown (272),
tied by light strike of San Francisco registry oval, second strike also ties Samoan stamps, purple three-line San Francisco registry datestamp, receiving backstamp, vertical file fold affects No. 25, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive and colorful usage
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