Sale 341

Lot 1265

Leaf (Weiss RE-LF3), bold strike ties 10¢ brown (150), exceedingly well centered and rich color, endorsed "Steamer St Laurent", sharp red "New York Jun 15" exchange c.d.s., and French Packet "Paq. Fr. H. No. 3, 15 Juin 72" datestamp, black "10" decimes due handstamp for double-weight inland charge, Havre (6.28) arrival backstamp; some docketing and top edge stain, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate $400 - 500

Provenance: Berkinshaw-Smith, Kirke

Carried on the French Line's "St Laurent" that arrived at Brest on June 26, 1872.


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