GB 1871 SG109 Pl.8 Cover - unclaimed letter with RLO envelope

Stock Code: P212021283

1871 Overseas mail. Very fine cover from Ballymote, Ireland to Wellington, New Zealand, prepaid at the 6d per ½oz rate by a 6d mauve Pl.8 neatly tied by a Ballymote '50' numeral. Upon arrival the letter was forwarded to Ch[rist] Ch[urch] and further endorsed in red 'Try Aufire Hotel/High St'. Manuscript '2' charge for redirection, subsequently cancelled as the letter was unclaimed as indicated by a red boxed 'UNCLAIMED' handstamp additionally tying adhesive. Backstamped with a Ballymote cds for MR.15.1871 and three Christ Church cds's for MY.9, JU.8 and NO.1.1871. Offered complete with original contents and the 'OHMS returned paid letter' envelope with a Ballymote cds on reverse for AP.6.1872 over year after the the letter was originally sent!


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