Lot# 3973 - Auction 218-221
Lot# : 3973
1869: Cover to Allahabad, opened for display, franked by 1858 1 d. red and 1867 1 s. green pl. 4 tied by Edinburgh duplexes (Dec 28) in black. Reverse with oval SEA POST OFFICE / C datestamp (Jan 2, 1870) applied in Suez in black. Carried on the 'Behar' to Bombay with Allahabad arrival cds (Jan 19) and then re-addressed to 'Lieutenants General's Camp' with fair strike of this scarce arrival cds (Jan 20). Illustrated in 'Bombay - Aden Sea Post Office' handbook on page 20.rnProvenance: Collection Peter Bottrill.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 150 CHF
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