3c Red on Buff, Nesbitt Entire (U10).
Cancelled by "Dixon Ill. Jan. 15" (1857) circular datestamp with second strike below, straightline "Paid" and manuscript "21" (18c paid in cash), red "New York Am. Pkt. Jan. 24" exchange office circular datestamp, addressed to Paris, France, with "GB 40c" Anglo-French accountancy
handstamp, French entry datestamp and "5" decimes due handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, missing backflap and some staining along edge at right, Fine and rare American Packet 1857 "Three Months" use
(only eight sailings during the period), even more unusual on a 3c entire, accompanied by a second U10 entire from the same correspondence dated Feb. 21 1857 (also an American Packet "Three Months"use) but missing the GB markings, Very Fine
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