Lot# 7251 - Auction 234-243
Crimean War / British Forces 1854 (July 8): Cover to Dublin endorsed 'via Marseilles' franked at concessionary rate with 1854 1 d. red-brown on blued, perf. 16, in a vertical strip of three lettered GA/IA, tied on arrival in London with "44" numeral obliterators. Reverse with fine circular POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY double arc cds (July 9) in black and London transit (July 20) and Dublin arrival (July 21). Illustrated in 'A Crimean War Study' by Francois X. Piat on page 53. A fine and early usage: mail to Ireland is rare. Opinion Todd (2014).rnProvenance: Collection Franz See, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 2150.
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