3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10).
Horizontal pair, ample margins to slightly in, bright color, tied by grid cancels, red
"San Francisco Cal. 1 Oct." (1851) circular datestamp on blue folded market report and prices current datelined San Francisco, Sep. 30, to Baltimore, sender's directive "p 'Oregon', 1 Oct."
, carried from San Francisco to Panama on PMSS Oregon
(dep. Oct. 1, arr. Oct. 20), then from Chagres to New York on USMSC Ohio
(dep. Oct. 25, arr. Nov. 5), slightly toned along file fold, still Very Fine, the arrival of the PMSS Oregon
on Sep. 18 brought the first shipment of 1851 Issue stamps to California, the earliest recorded use of the new issue from California is Sep. 30, this is postmarked at San Francisco on the day the Oregon
sailed, ex Walske
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