10c Green, Ty. III/II (15/14).
Vertical pair, top stamp Ty. III, used with 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)
and tied by grids, red "New Orleans La. Oct. 21" circular datestamp on blue 1855 folded letter to Bordeaux, France,
red "N. York Am. Pkt. Oct. 31" datestamp, French transits incl. "8" decimes due, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage, most letters were sent at the less expensive British Packet rate
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