Details For Cover ID# 27465

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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Nov 3, 18
Edited on:Nov 5, 18
 
Postmark: Aug 29, 1896
Origin: St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Ghent, BELGIUM
 
Description:

Jersey, 1896 registered use to Ghent, Belgium. 4d vermilion postal entire upgraded with half penny vermilion stamp (Scott #111), tied by oval "Registered E 29 Sp 96 Jersey" markings, with purple "Registered London 1 Oc 96" cds, to Gand (French for Ghent), Belgium, with Belgian registry label.  Gand and Gand Station backstamps.

On reverse: "David Place Sp 29 96 Jersey" originating cds. David Place is the name of a street in St. Helier, probably where the post office was located at that time. The sender, A. Cameron & Co., is still in business in St. Helier as Holl Cameron & Co. Accountants.

The Baliwick of Jersey, a British Crown Dependency, is the largest of the Channel Islands, and is located near the coast of Normandy, France.

Owner's ID: 2017
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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