(Wells' Letter Express Collateral) Charging Marine Vignette.
3c Rose (65), just tied by part of "Palmyra N.Y. Aug. 10" circular datestamp, clear second strike to left, on cover to Scipioville N.Y. with red and blue 13-Star circular Patriotic seal with American Marine and Flag,
stamp with corner perf crease bottom left and cover slightly reduced at left, otherwise Very Fine, this is the same image as on the circular Wells' Letter Express stamps, the depiction of an American marine charging ashore with sword raised and Union Flag waving, and a naval vessel in the background, has been described as a commemoration of the Battle of Lake Champlain during the War of 1812
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