Stock Code: P189012715

1929 (Feb) cover to England, with very fine type IV cachet in magenta, overstruck by London "MAR 18 1929" machine paquebot cancel and "1½D/F.B." tax mark. The deficiency paid by GB 1924-31 ½d emerald and 1d carmines postage dues, tied by individual strikes of Painswick cds, dated "19 MR 29". Carried on board the Canadian cruise liner "Duchess of Athol", which called at Tristan on 24 February. A couple of minor imperfections (back flap missing, small water stain at foot), still far above average for such a usage. Attractive and rare. Ex Jack Cole (SGA 30 Oct 1998, lot 128). (cat £850)


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