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GB 1857 SG69 Cover to China

GB 1857 SG69 Cover to China
1858 Overseas mail. Very fine cover to Shanghai, prepaid at the 6d per ½oz rate for a cover routed via Southampton by a 6d Deep lilac, neatly tied by a Liverpool "466" type A16/R1spoon duplex for FE.28.1857. London transit cds for MR.2.1857 and a Hong Kong receiving cds for AP.29.1857 on reverse.
Routed via Southampton the letter was carried by P&O steamers "Indus" (Southampton-Alexandria), "Hindostan" (Suez-Galle), "Pekin" (Galle-Hong Kong) and "Formosa" (Hong Kong-Shanghai). Scarce.

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