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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: tankcurator
Added on:Apr 20, 20
Edited on:Apr 20, 20
 
Postmark: Dec 20, 1844
Origin: Calcutta, INDIA
Destination: Bordeaux, FRANCE
 
Description:

Folded letter sheet containing a business letter from Walker Ireland & Co. in Calcutta India to the Cayou Brothers in Bordeaux France. No postmark noted for Calcutta, the letter is dated December 20, 1844. Script marking "overland via Bombay & Marseilles" in English at the top Red boxed "INDIA" applied on arrival at Bombay. Red double ring Marseilles postmark dated 4 February 1845. Script markings for postal fees,one in black ink, the smaller one in violet ink. On reverse is a red rectangle marked in three lines "STEAM POSTAGE / INLAND Do. / TOTAL" with fees marked in black script. Single black strike of a second French town cancel - at present not readable.

 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes