1859 cover 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. Ex Rodney Perry & Ken Barelli.
Auction Category: VICTORIA - Postal History
Postal History , Redirected Mail , Postmarks - Duplex Cancellations , Postmarks - Numerals , GREAT BRITAIN , Early Imperforate Stamps , VICTORIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , AUSTRALIA