CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1836 RARE THOMSON WATSON FORWARDING AGENT

CHF1,725.00

FORWARDING AGENTS: 1836 Folded entire from India, forwarded at Cape Town, to London, redirected to Burton-on-Trent. Bearing on reverse VF strike of the FORWARDED BY / THOMSON WATSON & CO / CAPE OF GOOD HOPE oval cachet (Goldblatt FA 1). Perfect strike on front of framed INDIA LETTER / LYMINTON in red. VF, rare piece. The letter was rated at the London Ship Letter Office as follows: 4d (for India letter rate up to 3oz) + 8d (for Inland rate Lymington to London) = 1/-. That subsequently deleted; 6d charged for inland London to Burton-on-Trent.
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