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GB 1858 SG69 Cover to China

GB 1858 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 St. Helens "679" numeral. A St. Helens cds for NO.19.1858, a London transit cds for the 20th and a Hong Kong receiving cds for JA.15.1858 on reverse.
Routed via Southampton the letter was carried by P&O steamers "Pera" (Southampton-Alexandria), "Bengal" (Suez-Galle), "Cadiz" (Galle-Hong Kong) and "Aden" (Hong Kong-Shanghai). Scarce destination item.

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