lot # 5802 - Nepal
Nepal: 1873 (12 Feb.) Stampless cover from Bankipore, India to NEPAL via Teerhoot, bearing hexagonal
1873 (12 Feb.) Stampless cover from Bankipore, India to NEPAL via Teerhoot, bearing hexagonal "BANKIPOOR/12 FE./73" d/s in black, similar Teerhoot transit d/s in blue and the RARE "NEPAUL/FE 15/73" c.d.s. with broken "U" variety. This "NEPAUL" receiving c.d.s. is Hellrigl type B23, reported 1873 only and Hellrigl gives a "RR" rating with a "1775" point value. LESS THAN 10 EXAMPLES OF THIS CANCEL ARE KNOWN! And this one is the earliest recorded showing the broken "U". Part at right missing, but a nice example of the RARE "NAPAUL" datestamp.
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