lot # 5020 - brit. colonies gambia
1880/81: 4 d. brown, wmk. CC sideways, used on 1880 cover to Flurlingen, Switzerland tied by "GAMBIA / PAID" code A datestamp in red (Oct 14) with repeated strike at left. Manuscript '3' (pence) credit, "PAID / LIVERPOOL / BR. PACKET" cds (Oct 30) in red and reverse with London cds and Schaffhausen arrival cds (Nov 1). Some minor creasing to envelope but a fine and early cover to a most unusual destination.
Catalogue 301: The BESANÇON Collection (part II) – British West Africa
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