CEYLON 1862 SG22 Cover

Stock Code: P201005768

1862 (AU 19) outer wrapper from Galle to Calcutta, endorsed "Per Bengal", franked by 1861-64 5d chestnut, clean-cut perfs, tied by oval of bars, with "GALLE / POST-PAID" red despatch cds alongside. On reverse, large part framed "(F)ORWARDED BY / (J)OHN BLACK / GALLE" cachet, and very fine "SL / CALCUTTA / G.P O / AG. 24 / 1862" red arrival cds. Some wrapper faults (internal splits, damage to upper flap affecting the cachet), still a neat and very scarce usage. Ex Harmer 5/4/2005, lot 939.


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