, bearing 1856 1a. brown, 8a. carmine pair and 1860 8p. purple bisected diagonally, all tied by "B/172" obliterators, showing manuscript "1/10" in red ink, London Paid transit c.d.s. (25.2), "16/CENTS" accountancy h.s., "BOSTON. AM. PKT./5" d.s. and, on reverse, light "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. in red. A magnificent franking of the highest quality. One of two recorded 8p. bisect covers in private hands. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). Photo" /> cover 1862 (Jan.) entire from Singapore to Boston, marked<I> "Via Marseilles"</I>, bearing 1856 1a. brown, 8a. carmine pair and 1860 8p. purple bisected diagonally, all tied by "B/172" obliterators, showing manuscript<I> "1/10"</I> in red ink, London Paid transit c.d.s. (25.2), "16/CENTS" accountancy h.s., "BOSTON. AM. PKT./5" d.s. and, on reverse, light "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. in red. A magnificent franking of the highest quality. One of two recorded 8p. bisect covers in private hands. B.P.A. Certificate (1988). Photo | Christie's