30c Orange (38).
Vibrant color, centered to left, tied by red grid cancel and matching "New York Paid 6 Jul 20" (1861) credit datestamp on blue folded cover to Lyon, France,
addressed in the distinctive flourishing writing of the famous Payen correspondence, sender's oval handstamp and manuscript directive "Steamship Arago"
, ultramarine Havre arrival datestamp (Aug. 3, 1861), red "PD" in frame handstamp, French receiving backstamps, Very Fine, a perfect 30c 1860 cover from the Payen correspondence, used shortly before demonetization due to the Civil War
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