10c Trans-Mississippi (290).
Detailed impression, used with 3c Purple (268), 6c Dull Brown (271), 15c Dark Blue (274) and 4c Trans-Mississippi (287),
each stamp tied by bold strike of "R" in rectangle
handstamp, 15c tied by purple "Mil. Sta. No. 1, Philippine Isls, San Francisco Cal. Registered Apr. 12, 1899"
double-circle datestamp on cover to Basel, Switzerland,
endorsed "Via Hong Kong per first mail"
at upper left, Brindisi and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, a very unusual cover properly paying the 8c registry fee plus 6-times 5c UPU rate
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