lot # 1079 - Overseas usa
1867: 30 c. orange, with grill, used on 1869 cover from New York to Paris endorsed "pr. Russia, French Mail", tied by bold strike of circular segmented cork handstamp in black. "NEW YORK / PAID 12" cds of despatch and red 'PD' with Calais entry marking (Jan. 17) in red. Slight soiling but a very rare stamp on letter Scott = $ 2'000.
Michel Catalogue 291: Europe & Overseas