GB 1841 SG5 Cover to H.M.S. Gorgon
Stock Code: G1454891
1841 Overseas mail. Superb entire sent from Thurso via Falmouth to Captain Henderson aboard H.M.S. Gorgon in the Mediterranean bearing a horizontal strip of six 2d blue Pl.1 lettered LG-LL. Just touched at top of LJ with constant variety on LH neatly tied by black MC's, pre-paying the 1s rate on a letter up to ½ ounce. Backstamped by a Thurso boxed dispatch datestamp for AP.25.1841 and an Edinburgh transit cds for AP.27.1841. A spectacular overseas destination item and one of the most famous covers of this classic issue. 1962 Oliva & 1984 Diena Cert.
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