Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine, Maltese Cross Border (11X2).
Position 5 (Calhoun Type C), large to huge margins including top right corner sheet margins
and part of adjoining stamp at left, bright colors, light but readable strike of Baton Rouge circular datestamp, small paper irregularity of little consequence
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE CORNER-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BATON ROUGE POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL WITH MALTESE CROSS BORDER.
This corner-margin copy is significant, as it shows the wide dimensions of the printed background border in the sheet margin.
Ex Caspary. Paris dealer's purple handstamp at upper right.
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