and showing oval-framed "Post Paid/Fort St. George" with handstruck date (HG1) and boxed "BEARING POSTAGE/JUNE 1788" (HG6). Very scarce early item. Photo" /> cover Calcutta: 1788 (19 May) entire (filing crease) from Fort St. George (Madras) to Dacca, annotated<I> "Double 16 As"</I> and showing oval-framed<I> "Post Paid/Fort St. George"</I> with handstruck date (HG1) and boxed "BEARING POSTAGE/JUNE 1788" (HG6). Very scarce early item. Photo | Christie's