GB 1852 SG55 Cover

Stock Code: P15602500

1852 Overseas mail. Very fine mourning envelope sent from Edinburgh to Calcutta bearing a four margin 1s green cancelled by an Edinburgh "131" Scottish numeral. Routed via Southampton, Alexandria, Suez and Galle, carried by P+O steamers "Ripon" and "Bentinck" (Bentinck broke a shaft mid voyage and proceeded to Galle on port engine, the last leg of the journey was via a Local Indian Steamer to Calcutta. Backstamped by an Edinburgh dispatch cds for MR.18.1852. a London transit cds for the following day and an Indian G.P.O. arrival datestamp for MY.3.1852. Scarce.

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