2c Red Brown, H. Grill (135).
Strip of three and pair, all with clear grills, tied by cork cancels, red "New York Br. Transit Oct. 16" (1873) circular datestamp, "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, forwarded to Noyon, France with France 1870 40c Orange (59; Yvert 38)
tied by diamond of dots handstamp, French transit datestamps tie three of the U.S. stamps, right 2c stamp with small tear, French stamp slightly oxidized, still Very Fine and attractive dual-franking forwarded cover with the 1870 Grilled Issue, with 1997 P.F. certificate
Image Magnifier / Download