FALKLAND ISLAND DEPS 1910 SGZU2 Cover South Georgia underprint + type F4D cds

Stock Code: P201000184

1910 (MY 23) official cover (embossed coat of arms on flap) from South Georgia to Stanley, franked by 1904-12 ½d yellow-green and 1d vermilion x2, tied by individual strikes of type F4D 'FALKLAND / ISLANDS' cds, with type Z2 'South Georgia' underprint applied below. Type F5 arrival backstamp, dated 'JU 28 10'. Addressed to 'Miss Fullerton, Government House, Falkland Islands' by postmaster James Innes Wilson, showing correct usage of the underprint prior to the arrival of the type SG1 'SOUTH / GEORGIA' datestamp. Light vertical bends (not affecting stamps) still fine and very rare. Ex Mummery (Harmer 1 Mar 1955, lot 313), Mayall (Harmer 6 Apr 1964, lot 140), Neild (20 Mar 1984, lot 300) and 'Stanley' (Spink 4 Mar 1998, lot 535). Heijtz cert (2017). [N.B. Despatched as part of the sixth mail on 2 June, and carried on the Salveson vessel S.S. Blenheim, calling via Salveson's whaling station on New Island.]

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FALKLAND ISLAND DEPS 1910 SGZU2 Cover South Georgia underprint + type F4D cds - £5,950.00

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