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cover 1868 (5 Mar.) entire letter from Mauritius to Calcutta via Penang, marked "p Madras", bearing 1½c. on ½a. blue pen-cancelled pair additionally tied by Penang "D14" duplex and showing, on reverse, Calcutta arrival d.s.; some ink etching and other lesser faults. A great rarity, being one of only three recorded covers bearing the 1½c. on ½a. adhesive. Photo
cover 1868 (5 Mar.) entire letter from Mauritius to Calcutta via Penang, marked "p Madras", bearing 1½c. on ½a. blue pen-cancelled pair additionally tied by Penang "D14" duplex and showing, on reverse, Calcutta arrival d.s.; some ink etching and other lesser faults. A great rarity, being one of only three recorded covers bearing the 1½c. on ½a. adhesive. Photo

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cover 1868 (5 Mar.) entire letter from Mauritius to Calcutta via Penang, marked "p Madras", bearing 1½c. on ½a. blue pen-cancelled pair additionally tied by Penang "D14" duplex and showing, on reverse, Calcutta arrival d.s.; some ink etching and other lesser faults. A great rarity, being one of only three recorded covers bearing the 1½c. on ½a. adhesive. Photo
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Milo D. Rowell, 1993
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