5c Red Brown (28).
Horizontal strip of three, deep rich color in the 1858 shade, attractive margins and centering, tied by red "New York Paid 3 Aug. 14" (1858) credit datestamp on blue folded letter datelined at Baton Rouge La. on Aug. 5, written in French and addressed to Bordeaux, France,
French entry datestamp ties strip, small red boxed "PD" handstamp, La Havre and Bordeaux backstamps, the addressee's name has been excised, breaking the paper in that area but the strip is sound and Very Fine, an attractive use to France, Scott value as off-cover strip of three $3,850.00
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