GB 1858 SG72 Cover to China

GB 1858 SG72 Cover to China
1858 Overseas mail. Very fine small envelope to Shanghai, prepaid at the 1s per ¼-½oz rate for a cover routed via France by a 1s Green, neatly tied by a Warrington "847" duplex for NO.8.1858. London transit cds for the following day and a Hong Kong receiving cds for DE.25.1858 on reverse.
Routed via Marseilles the cover was carried overland through France, then by P&O steamers "Vectis" (Marseille-Alexandria), "Nemesis" (Suez-Galle), "Singapore" (Galle-Hong Kong) and "Aden" (Hong Kong-Shanghai). A scarce early cover to China.

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