2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113, 114).
2c and 3c pair tied by 6-Point Star
fancy cancel, red "New York Jan. 12" (1870) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Bordeaux, France,
sender's blue datestamp and manuscript ship-name endorsement "p. Minnesota",
red "2" indicating double 4c British Open Mail rate, "GB/40c" oval accountancy handstamp overstruck by "Paid-Only/to England" two-line transit, Calais transit (Jan. 26), manuscript "15" decimes due (15-22.5 grams), receiving backstamps, vertical file folds, one passing thru 2c (lifted and reaffixed), still Fine, double-rate covers to France via British Open Mail are rare, this was carried on the Guion Line's second sailing from New York, ex Juhring and Coulter
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