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GB 1858 SG40,66a Cover to China

GB 1858 SG40,66a Cover to China
1858 Overseas mail. Very fine cover to Shanghai, prepaid at the 9d per ¼oz rate for a cover routed via France by a horizontal pair of 4d Rose and 1d Rose red, tied by a London City "10" numerals. A blue Clapham Rise UDC, and a London cds for JA.9.1858 on reverse.
Routed via Marseilles the cover was carried overland through France, then by P&O steamers "Vectis" (Marseille-Alexandria), "Candia" (Suez-Galle), "Norna" (Galle-Hong Kong) and "Lady Mary Wood" (Hong Kong-Shanghai). A scarce early cover to China.

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