FINE APPEARING AND RARE USE OF THE 5-CENT NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ISSUE TO PAY THE OVER-300 MILES RATE TO GALVESTON. ONLY THREE COVERS TO TEXAS ARE RECORDED.
The Republic of Texas had recently become a state when this cover was mailed.
Ex Meroni. With 1986 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL USED ON A BEAUTIFUL COVER TO LYON, FRANCE.
Carried on the Cunarder Hibernia, which left Boston on Feb. 1 and arrived Liverpool Feb. 14