SUDAN 1896 Cover India 9p red P/S envelope used in Suakin

Stock Code: P190017110

1896 (4 JU) India 9p red Soldiers' and Seamen‘s envelope, used by Staff Sergeant Nicholls in the ordnance department at Suakin, correctly signed and countersigned, addressed to Bombay and uprated by India 1882-90 ½a (the rate being now 1a, but with no ¼a stamp in issue), cancelled by two strikes of Indian Forces 'BASE OFFICE / B' cds. Backstamps of Aden (JU 7), Sea Post Office (JU 9) and Colaba (14 JU). Exceptional condition and most attractive (endorsements in violet ink !). [N.B. Indian forces were sent to Suakin as a relief garrison from May to Dec 1896, to release the normal garrison for the Dongola campaign.]

£750.00

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SUDAN 1896 Cover India 9p red P/S envelope used in Suakin - £750.00


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