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VICTORIA - Postal History
1859cover from England with very fine 6d lilac SG 70 tied by 'PLYMOUTH/JU8/59 - 620' duplex, to "Mr Ford/Parish of Connaware/County of Grant/Melbourne..." with Melbourne & Geelong b/s of AU8/59, "turned" & returned to Turnchapel !! with Emblems 2d violet Horizontally Laid Paper SG 70 plus Perf 12 4d dull rose SG 83 tied by BN '2' of Geelong (b/s of SE9/59), superb 'PLYMOUTH/NO11/59' arrival b/s, the flaps opened-out for enhanced display, a bit soiled. A truly extraordinary cover. Carried per "Bombay" ex Melbourne 18.9.1859, arrived Suez 28.10.1859; then per "Delta" ex Alexandria 29.10.1859, arrived Southampton 10.11.1859. Ex Rodney Perry & Ken Barelli.
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