GB 1880 SG147,154 Pl.16,17 Cover

Stock Code: P212012040

1880 Overseas mail. Very fine double rate cover to India routed via Brindisi and prepaid by a 6d Grey Pl.16 (SG147) and a 4d Grey-brown (Pl.17 Wmk. Garter) neatly tied by a single Paignton 'B69' duplex for OC.28.1880. Addressed originally to Bombay then twice redirected without charge to Agra and Cawnpore. Sea Post Office (5/11), Bombay, Delhi, Agra and Cawnpore (16-20/11) datestamps on reverse. The SG154 is a rare stamp on cover with only two recorded going to India. Of the circa 50 covers known with this elusive stamp, this example with it's cds cancellation deservedly ranks as one of the finest.

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