, bearing 8p. purple, 2a. orange and 8a. carmine, each cancelled "B/172" and tied by blue firm's cachet, showing red crayon "1/3", London Paid transit d.s. (6.3) and, on reverse, "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. and arrival d.s.; a few minor faults and the envelope slightly toned, nevertheless a scarce and colourful franking. Also an envelope from India ex the same correspondence franked at 6a. Holcombe Certificate (1993). Photo" /> cover 1866 (Feb.) envelope to Liverpool, marked<I> "Pr Messag. Imperiales via France"</I>, bearing 8p. purple, 2a. orange and 8a. carmine, each cancelled "B/172" and tied by blue firm's cachet, showing red crayon<I> "1/3"</I>, London Paid transit d.s. (6.3) and, on reverse, "SINGAPORE/P.O." c.d.s. and arrival d.s.; a few minor faults and the envelope slightly toned, nevertheless a scarce and colourful franking. Also an envelope from India ex the same correspondence franked at 6a. Holcombe Certificate (1993). Photo | Christie's