5c Red Brown (28).
Vertical strip of three with interpane margin and guideline at left,
rich color, scissors-trimmed perfs at bottom, used with vertical strip of three 10c Green, Ty. III/II/III (33/32/33),
scissors-trimmed perfs at top, tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 2, 1857" circular datestamp on folded cover to Paris, France,
red "New York Paid 9 Dec. 12" credit datestamp (three-times 3c credit for American Packet), ultramarine Havre transit datestamp, red "PD"
in frame, horizontal file fold thru center 5c stamp (pressed-out crease), still Fine appearing and an impressive triple-rate franking, ex "Lake Shore"
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