FALKLAND ISLANDS 1911 SG43b, 44e Cover from Stanley to Porto franked at 2½d foreign rate
Stock Code: P201012145
1911 (OC 31) cover from Stanley (with embossed Government crest on flap) to Porto, Portugal, franked at 2½d foreign rate by 1904-12 ½d yellow-green and 1d orange-vermilion x2, tied by two light but legible strikes of type F4E cds. Redirected to Vila Nova de Gaia where found opened and resealed by post office tape (improvised from stamp selvedge). Various backstamps including Porto, Mathosinhos and Vila Nova de Gaia (27 Nov). Trivial blemishes, but a most unusual cover which may be assumed to have contained an order for Port. Carried by the 'Orcoma'.
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