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FALKLAND ISLANDS 1872 SGFR1 Cover

FALKLAND ISLANDS 1872 SGFR1 Cover
1872 (FE 14) cover (embossed Royal Arms on flap) to Messrs Henry S King & Co, 65 Cornhill, London, with very fine strike of small 'FALKLAND/PAID/ISLANDS' BLACK FRANK at upper right, with M/S '6d' in red alongside to indicate single rate postage paid. Fine type F1 despatch cds at lower left, and red 'PAID/LONDON' entry cds (30 MR72) on face, with London arrival backstamp of same day. Carried by 'Foam' from Stanley (15 Feb) to Montevideo, and thence by PSNC 'Cordillera' to Liverpool. Minor flap blemishes mentioned for accuracy, but particularly fine and neat. Choice quality for a 'Black frank' cover with a total recorded population of only 39 'Black frank' covers to the U.K. between 1869 and 1876. Barnes 6/72. Ex Bunt, 'Midas' and Paulsen. BPA cert (2007). [The addressees were the Colonial Agents].

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