2c Brown, 3c Green (157, 158).
Two of each, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star
cancel (Ty. ST-MP5), red "New York Dec. 10" circular datestamp on 1873 cover to England,
receiving backstamp, stamps with few tiny tears, appears Very Fine, very rare, this is the earliest of the two recorded covers bearing this New York Foreign Mail cancel, especially desirable with the colorful franking (the other cover bears only a single 10c stamp, to France), ex Van Vlissingen-Waud and Weiss
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