GIBRALTAR 1836 Cover

Stock Code: P189010002

1836 (28 July) entire letter to Edinburgh, headed "H.M. Ship Asia at Sea" and written by Thomas Cochran on approach to Gibraltar (transcript included), showing on reverse very fine "GIBRALTAR / F" (without date) H/S of Falmouth in bright green, with red "AUG 31 1836" cds below. Rated "3/1" on face with framed additional "½" in green alongside. Very fine and rare. [N.B. The "GIBRALTAR / F" H/S was used at Falmouth to identify incoming packet mail from Gibraltar, in order to evaluate the cost to destination.]


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GIBRALTAR 1836 Cover - £2,250.00

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