1852 Small format envelope to London bearing a fine strike of the MAURITIUS PACKET LETTER (Type 1) oval of OC 14 1852 in black. Endorsed "Per Queen of the South".The letter was first rated in "2" as prepaid, subsequently deleted and red two-line handstamp POSTAGE / UNACCOUNTED FOR applied in London. Backstamped 14 DE 1852. VF, a charming letter, scarce markings. Ex Chand.