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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Feb 25, 19
Edited on:Feb 25, 19
 
Postmark: Feb 24, 1855
Origin: Liverpool, UNITED KINGDOM
Destination: Winterthur, SWITZERLAND
 
Description:

Folded Letter from Liverpool February 24 1855 to Switzerland, forwarded via London, Calais, Strasbourg, Basle and Zurich. Received at Winterthur March 1 1855. Postal rate 8d per quarter ounce, effective January 1, 1855.

Red oval "P-D." handstamp indicating paid to destination. Blue sender's oval merchant handstamp "Zwilchenbart, Porrer & Co. Liverpool", applied over manuscript "paid".

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. The official language is German (hence letter is written in German), but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.

Owner's ID: 2117
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes