cover 1842 (4 Feb.) envelope to London, bearing 1840 1d. black Plate II PF (touched) and PJ (margins all round) with very light Maltese Cross cancellations in black, marked "HMS Illustrious Bermuda Feby 4, Recd 22 1842", the reverse (flap with faults) with light Portsmouth d.s. for 21 February. B.P.A. Certificate (1969) stating that the stamps were affixed on board. Photo
Sir Henry Tucker, 1978
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Note: The stamps on this cover are from the same Plate and same row as those used on a cover to the same addressee, dated March 1842, originating from Barbados