FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18).
Two singles, left example with large margins to clear, right example with large margins to touching at left, used with 10c Bister on Yellowish (14; Yvert 13),
horizontal strip of three, pair (on reverse) and single, large margins to touching, tied by dotted "DS2" diamond with lightly struck "Paris 15 Juin 54" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, red boxed "PD" handstamp, Calais transit and New York arrival datestamps, 10c pair on reverse with some faults due to placement on cover, Very Fine appearance, the 1fr is quite scarce on cover with Scott Retail for single at $7,500.00, with 2001 Roumet certificate
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