GB 1830 Pre-Stamp - boxed "Bristol /5'' Cl. Post"

Stock Code: P212004987

1830 Pre-stamp overseas Mail. Very fine entire sent from Thornbury to Versailles, France via Bristol endorsed "P3/9" in manuscript indicating the prepaid 1d 5th Clause charge and the 3s8d triple rate General post charge with a blue "18" alongside indicating the French share of 18 decimes. Bearing a black, boxed "Bristol /5'' Cl. Post" handstamp at top right with a crisp "THORNBURY" handstamp at left, a bright red "ANGLETERRE" handstamp at top and a London Paid tombstone datestamp for MY.21.1830. Backstamped by an additional Bristol 5'' Cl Post handstamp and several French transit and arrival markings. Very rare example of this handstamp on overseas destination mail. B Willcocks & Jay Spec. BS122 - rarity H.

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