, bearing 1863 perf. 12½ (1d.) scarlet (6, three crossed by vertical filing crease) cancelled by "1" obliterators and 6d. yellow-green (just crossed by vertical filing crease) tied by two diagonal strikes of "TOO LATE" h.s. in red, showing red crayon "4", red Trinidad Paid, "N.Y. STEAMSHIP/10" c.d.s. (20.6) and, on reverse, St. Thomas transit d.s. (13.6). A colourful and quite exceptional franking. R.P.S. Certificate (1967). Photo" /> cover 1868 (9 June) entire to Norfolk, Va., marked<I> "Per American Brazilian Str via St. Thomas"</I>, bearing 1863 perf. 12½ (1d.) scarlet (6, three crossed by vertical filing crease) cancelled by "1" obliterators and 6d. yellow-green (just crossed by vertical filing crease) tied by two diagonal strikes of "TOO LATE" h.s. in red, showing red crayon<I> "4"</I>, red Trinidad Paid, "N.Y. STEAMSHIP/10" c.d.s. (20.6) and, on reverse, St. Thomas transit d.s. (13.6). A colourful and quite exceptional franking. R.P.S. Certificate (1967). Photo | Christie's