U.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium.
Red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic bearing Belgium, 1858-61, 20c Blue and 40c Vermilion (11, 12),
latter vertical strip of three, margins to in, tied by "4" in grid, matching "Anvers 8-11 61" circular datestamp to New York, neat "Br. Packet" and "Etats-Unis par Ostende 8-11 61" backstamps, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Nov. 22" circular datestamp, boxed "PD" handstamp, docketed at right, stamps defective, some cover wear, still Fine, a rare use of a U.S. Patriotic cover from an American ship captain in Belgium
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