5c Red Brown (28).
Vertical strip of three, scissors-separated affecting some perfs along bottom stamp though leaving intact perfs at top and also showing selvage with guide line at left, used with vertical strip of 10c Green, Ty. III-II-III (33-32-33),
also scissors-separated leaving top stamp s.e. at top, all stamps tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 4, 1857" circular datestamps on folded letter to Paris, France,
red "New Paid York Dec. 12 9" transit circular datestamp, red "P.D.", transit and receiving backstamp, some edgewear, Fine and attractive usage, signed Ashbrook
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