1c Blue, Ty. IV (23).
Recut once at top and bottom, used with horizontal strip of three of 3c Rose, Ty. I (25) and single of 10c Green, Ty. II (32),
3c strip with selvage at right, tied by three strikes of “Chicago Ill. Nov. 10, 1857” circular datestamp on buff cover to Montreal, Canada,
red “U. States” in arc handstamp with matching “20” and “PAID”
handstamps, transit and receiving backstamps, opened roughly at top which eliminates most of backflap and causes small nicks and a tear at top not affecting stamps, 1c and right 3c stamps lightly creased, otherwise Fine and scarce use of better types of the perforated 1c and 3c 1857 Issues on a double-rate cover to Canada
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