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Auction: 204 - Lot number: 504 << Previous   Next >>

Category: VICTORIA - Postal History

Description: 1860 mustard-coloured envelope to New York "Pr Columbian/via England" with Emblems 2d brown-lilac Horizontally Laid Paper SG 69 (folded over top of the envelope) plus Octagonal 1/-, very fine oval 'B MORTIMER & SON/...' cachet at upper-left (affected by a repaired opening tear), BN '1' & Melbourne b/s of JA17/60, London cds oif MR12/60 & New York cds of 28/3/1860. Despite the repaired tear, this is a most appealing cover. Carried per "Columbian", departed Melbourne 18/1/1860, arrived Port Louis 6/2/1860, arrived Suez 25/2/1860; then per "Pera", departed Alexandria 27/2/1860, arrived Southampton 11/3/1860. This was the second-last P&O homeward voyage via Mauritius. Ex Ken Barelli.

Listed in: unusual origins or destinations , Transatlantic Mails , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , GREAT BRITAIN , landscape - Islands , Primary Industry - Cattle , Postal History , VICTORIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 450.00

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