GB 1861 SG40 Pl.58 Cover London to Bordeaux
Stock Code: P167002502
1861 Overseas Mail. Very fine entire sent from London to Bordeaux bearing a vertical strip of four 1d Rose-reds (SG 40) Pl.58. lettered MF-PF tied by London E.C. "76" duplexes for AP.10.1861, and a Calais transit cds for the same day, with an "INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID" handstamp below and a red "PD" handstamp at right cancelled by a red London City "50" numeral due to the entire being underpaid and not "Paid to Destination" with a black "19" (Decimes) manuscript mark for postage due upon arrival by the French Postal Authority. Backstamped by a Paris to Bordeaux transit cds for AP.10.1861. Light crease affecting OF nevertheless an attractive underpaid cover.
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