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Worldwide - Feb 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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    Lot 104

    WORLDWIDE MILITARY POSTAL HISTORY - CRIMEAN WAR - RARE FORWARDING AGENTS MARKING ON MAIL ENROUTE TO THE CRIMEA; 10 May 1854 EL. (with contents by Captain John Innes - to his sister - describing leaving Malta the month prior, not knowing what the future holds due to the war with Russia and that his under orders from the Government) to Paisley rated "1/3" (the civilian rate) with a mainly very fine oval-framed "RECEIVED & FORWARDED/BY/EDWARD SEAGER/AGENT/ CONSTANTINOPLE" and large-part 2-ring French P.O. "CONSTANTINOPLE/TURQUIE" c.d.s. Rear with Paris, Edinburgh & Paisley d.s. Rare FAC Campaign cover. Similar example in the Piat-Dewavrin sale sold for £550

    Estimate: £300
    Realised: £320

    Worldwide - Feb 2019, Lot 104

    WORLDWIDE MILITARY POSTAL HISTORY - CRIMEAN WAR - RARE FORWARDING AGENTS MARKING ON MAIL ENROUTE TO THE CRIMEA; 10 May 1854 EL. (with contents by Captain John Innes - to his sister - describing leaving Malta the month prior, not knowing what the future holds due to the war with Russia and that his under orders from the Government) to Paisley rated "1/3" (the civilian rate) with a mainly very fine oval-framed "RECEIVED & FORWARDED/BY/EDWARD SEAGER/AGENT/ CONSTANTINOPLE" and large-part 2-ring French P.O. "CONSTANTINOPLE/TURQUIE" c.d.s. Rear with Paris, Edinburgh & Paisley d.s. Rare FAC Campaign cover. Similar example in the Piat-Dewavrin sale sold for £550

    Estimate: £300  Realised: £320 ×