10c Green, Ty. II (14).
Horizontal strip of three, partly separated by vertical scissors-cuts between stamps, used with 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9) and horizontal pair of 3c Dull Red (11),
cancelled by grids, 1c tied by "Oxford O. Mar. 10" circular datestamp on 1857 cover to Melbourne, Australia snd forwarded
within Australia, red transit datestamp ties 3c stamps, red "New-York Am. Pkt. Mar. 14" and transit backstamps, stamps slighty gum stained, 3c pair creased, flap folded up where stamps slightly overlapping
FINE AND RARE 1851 ISSUE FRANKING ON AN ATTRACTIVE COVER TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA.
The sender evidently intended to pay the old 37c rate via private ship from England; however, this was carried at the 33c rate via Southampton. Ex Hollowbush
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