3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10).
Position 12L5L, large margins to clear, rich color, showing characteristic rust spot at bottom right, tied by blue "St. Ls. & Kk Steamers Dec. 4"
circular datestamp on blue 1856 folded letter to Macomb Ill., endorsed "Keokuk"
at bottom left, Very Fine, a rare postal marking, with Ashbrook notes and signed Ashbrook on back, illustrated in Ashbrook Vol. II on p. 229
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