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Lot 51011 – 1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; “Redirected at Belfast” and “MISSENT TO BELFAST”

1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; "Redirected at Belfast" and "MISSENT TO BELFAST"
1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; "Redirected at Belfast" and "MISSENT TO BELFAST"
1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; "Redirected at Belfast" and "MISSENT TO BELFAST"
1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; "Redirected at Belfast" and "MISSENT TO BELFAST"
Lot 51011 – 1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; “Redirected at Belfast” and “MISSENT TO BELFAST”
Ireland » GB Used In Ireland
Price realised
150 GBP
Estimate
100 – 150 GBP
Auction date
Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 17:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description

1840 & 1857 Pair of stampless covers; 1840 (Dec 16) Entire written from Chirra, India, written by a soldier in the Indian Army, with postscript stating that he is sending the letter through Sister Young, posted in London unfranked and rated “2”, then struck with “Redirected / at Belfast” in red, rated “3” and forwarded to Leamington, reverse with London and Belfast ds, some minor peripheral splitting at top; and 1857 (Aug 1) Printed lettersheet “Enquiry after a Soldier’s Effects” with questionnaire removed, sent from Ballymena to London with black “MISSENT TO /BELFAST” hs (M and B under-inked) and cds on reverse, small portion of backlflap missing; a nice duo for an exhibition page

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