5c Brown (1).
Full to large margins, intense color -- what we would describe as Dark Brown -- tied on small piece by blue "TROY & NEW YORK STEAM BOAT"
framed two-line route agent's handstamp, Very Fine stamp and strike, a beautiful and scarce item, this marking was used on non-contract steamboats carrying mail between New York City and Troy, illustrated in Chronicle
217 (p. 24), ex Saadi, with 1991 P.F. certificate
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