INDIA USED ABROAD 1870 SGZ49, 50var Cover

INDIA USED ABROAD 1870 SGZ49, 50var Cover
1870 (June 4) cover originating from JASK, Alington correspondence to Lincolnshire, endorsed ‘Via Southampton‘ and franked at 6a by India 1865 2a orange and 1866(-78) 4a green die I, endorsed ‘Jask/Jun 4th‘, and tied in transit by fine large part strike of the rare type Z6 (‘C4‘) ‘BUNDERABBAS/258‘ duplex, showing yearonly (day and month omitted), with the 4a also cancelled by part type ‘C5a‘ cds (seriffed letters) dated ‘JU 9 70‘. On reverse, further clear strike of the ‘C5a‘ cds, Bombay transit cds (JU 21 70, in red) and Spilsby arrival cds (JY 23 70). Minor marks but an important and desirable usage, demonstrating the collection of mail from Jask before the opening of its post office (in 1880), and possibly unique with the combination use of types ‘C4‘ and ‘C5a‘ at Bandar Abbas.

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