Stock Code: P178004830

1873 (NO 23) cover from Ascension to Kendal, England, correctly endorsed by sender "B.M. Reade, Matron, R.N. Hospital Ascension" and countersigned by the Staff Surgeon, franked at 1d concessionary rate by GB 1864-79 1d rose-red, pl.160, tied on arrival by London "25" numeral with fine type Z2 (21½mm, code A) despatch cds below. Kendal backstamp, dated "DE 14 73". A rarity of exhibition quality, with only one other 1d plate 160 cover recorded by Attwood. Ex John Barfoot (W&W 2 Aug 1995, lot 3034, illustrated on the front cover).


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