to Seroor, tied by lozenge of dots and showing "AHMEDNOGOOR/1854 OCT. 2/paid" boxed despatch h.s. in red. An exceptional early use of the adhesive, that may be considered to be a first day cover, as the official date of issue (1st Oct.) was a Sunday when all Post Offices were closed for business. S.G. 4. Photo" /> cover ½a. deep blue Die I with very good margins (faint traces of gum staining) affixed to neat 1854 entire letter headed<I> "Monday 2nd Oct."</I> to Seroor, tied by lozenge of dots and showing "AHMEDNOGOOR/1854 OCT. 2/paid" boxed despatch h.s. in red. An exceptional early use of the adhesive, that may be considered to be a first day cover, as the official date of issue (1st Oct.) was a Sunday when all Post Offices were closed for business. S.G. 4. Photo | Christie's