5c Red Brown (1).
Two singles, each with large even margins, gorgeous bright color with strong reddish hue, tied by clear strikes of "paint" red grid
cancel, matching "Mobile Ala. May 16" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New York City, datelined at New Orleans,
May 15, 1850, Extremely Fine, two superb stamps on a way-mail cover from the 1847 period, Van Koppersmith refers to these Mobile covers as unmarked way mail (Chronicle
215, pp. 196-198), ex Caspary and Boker
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