California Penny Post Co., San Francisco, 7c Vermilion on 3c Red on Buff entire (34LU7; Frajola Type 5).
Instructions and list of eight offices at left, manuscript "Strawberry Valley Cal. Jan. 17th" (1856)
postmark and cancel, to San Francisco street address, slightly reduced at top, fresh and Very Fine, eleven recorded in Frajola census, one of the fascinating aspects of this issue is that both the Penny Post oval and 3c U.S. stamp were embossed in the same color by George F. Nesbitt, ex Barkhausen and Golden
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