5c Yellow Brown (205).
Used with 10c Brown (209),
tied at San Francisco by circular cork cancels, used with Samoa, 1882, -1/2p Brown Violet (9a), 1p Green (11a), 2p Bright Orange (13a) and 4p Blue (16a),
tied at origin by segmented cork cancels on registered cover from Samoa to Palermo, Italy,
various registry numbers including manuscript "9737", blue "9751" and New York registry label, red "Registered Sep. 3 1887 San Francisco Cal." four-line datestamp, New York and receiving backstamps, sender's note on top flap "Henri Rommel german consulate San Francisco"
, stamps and cover with some toned spots
FINE APPEARANCE. A COLORFUL AND RARE UNITED STATES AND SAMOA MIXED FRANKING ON A REGISTERED COVER TO ITALY.
The 15c U.S. postage pays 5c UPU rate and 10c registry fee. Odenweller Census No. 4. With 1964 R.P.S. and 1990 P.F. certificates
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