lot # 4001 - aden
Aden: 1858 Cover from Bombay to ADEN per steamer "Auckland", franked by 1855 4a. black on bluish pap
1858 Cover from Bombay to ADEN per steamer "Auckland", franked by 1855 4a. black on bluish paper in combination with 1856 4a. grey-black on white paper, both tied by numeral "1", red circled handstamp "BOMBAY/SHIP LETTER/PAID" alongside, on on the reverse with Bombay 'Nov 58' despatch cds and "ADEN.ST.R POINT/58 NO 2.../PAID" arrival cds (Proud PD2) both in red. The 4a. on white paper with defect perfs at right and cover with minor imperfections, but still a scarce combination franking for the 8a.=1s. British ship rate, and scarce "PAID" postmarks of Bombay and Aden Steamer Point.
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