, bearing ½a. blue, 1a. brown, 4a. black (damaged) and 8a. carmine on blue glazed paper, each cancelled "B/172", showing red crayon "1/9", manuscript "5", London Paid (26.2) and New York (5.3) transit d.s., "16/CENTS" accountancy h.s. in red and, on reverse, poor "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. in red. A rare and attractive franking illustrating the 13½a. rate per ¾oz. rate via Marseilles, reduced from 14a. on 9 June 1860. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). Photo" /> cover 1861 (Jan.) envelope to Massachusetts, marked<I> "Via Marseilles"</I>, bearing ½a. blue, 1a. brown, 4a. black (damaged) and 8a. carmine on blue glazed paper, each cancelled "B/172", showing red crayon<I> "1/9"</I>, manuscript<I> "5"</I>, London Paid (26.2) and New York (5.3) transit d.s., "16/CENTS" accountancy h.s. in red and, on reverse, poor "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. in red. A rare and attractive franking illustrating the 13½a. rate per ¾oz. rate via Marseilles, reduced from 14a. on 9 June 1860. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). Photo | Christie's