GB 1871 SG103 Pl.6 Cover London to North Douro, Canada
Stock Code: P190013127
1871 Transatlantic mail. Very fine envelope sent from London to North Douro, Ontario, Canada. prepaid at the 3d per ½oz Canadian packet rate by a 3d Rose (SG 103) Pl.6, tied by a London W.C. "W.C./2" duplex for NO.21.1871. deemed underpaid with an "INSUFFICIENTLY/STAMPED" handstamp at top. Letters not directed to a particular line would be sent to the first packet to sail, even when paid the correct postage for another line. Although this cover was prepaid at the correct Canadian Packet rate it was sent from Liverpool per Cunard steamer "Samaria" to Boston as this was a more expensive packet rate the cover bears a manuscript "4½" at right for the deficit and fine, later crossed out with a second manuscript endorsement of "12¢" showing the converted amount due to collect upon delivery in Canada. Scarce.
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