(British Post Office - Disinfected) 1853 outer letter sheet to Barcelona, rated “1/-“ in manuscript, also bearing black crown circle Paid At Buenos Ayres that is overstruck by circular framed 7.R handstamp, endorsed at top “Via Canarias” with on reverse red Canarias (3 Ago) cds and Barcelona (18.8.)arrival, rated. The wrapper also shows four small diagonal slits for fumigation.
(British Post Office) 1846 (NO 21) thin paper, disinfected cover to London, endorsed “Via Marseilles”, bearing fine strike of the rare red crown circle PAID/ AT/ ALEXANDRIA, reddish crayon “1/8(d)” at left, black Alexandria double arc, two diagonal disinfection slits and Maltese Lazaret handstamp, London arrival at top, without any backstamps; fine and clean condition.
(Lagos) 1872 cover to Le Havre bearing fine strike of the rare Crown Circle ‘Paid At Lagos’, index B Lagos cds to left, red circular framed PD and manuscript “1/1” indicating the amount of ½ charge pre ½ oz due to GPO London. Calais entry cds on front, reverse Paris transit and arrival cds; vertical filing crease at left side clear of any cancel. A rare cover, Ex. Sacher.
(Nova Scotia) 1845 (JY 23) entire to Hartford, Conn.bearing fine example of ‘Paid at Amherst. N.S.’ crown circle, the Amehurst cds on reverse together with St Andrews N.B. transit, “11 ½ “ accountancy with ‘10’ for United States. Fine and scarce.
1855 outer letter sheet to Buenos Ayres, endorsed "Via Canarias" and "Paquete Ingles", prepaid 4 reales at Cadiz, disinfected and forwarded by the British Post Office at Teneriffe with Paid/Crown handstamp, "1/-" accountancy applied there showing share of postage due.Fine and attractive. Ex. Sacher.