RARE 1858 cover strip x6 1d rose-red Devonport to West Indian Regt, Jamaica

RARE 1858 cover strip x6 1d rose-red Devonport to West Indian Regt, Jamaica
RARE 1858 cover strip x6 1d rose-red Devonport to West Indian Regt, Jamaica
Stock Code: 262
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1858 An envelope bearing a horizontal strip of six of the1857 1d rose-red issue paying the rate to a member of the 2nd West Indian Regt, Jamaica, each being tied by the 1844 “250” numeral of Devonport. The reverse of the envelope is dated for OC 2 58 with a Kingston arrival mark for NO 8 1858. The envelope also bears the rarely used “Unclaimed” handstamp in red ink applied as the recipient had died. It was returned from Kingston on DE 26 1858. A rare cover.

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