lot # 784 - brit. colonies gambia
1859: Prepaid cover from Bathurst to Nassau, Bahamas mailed with superb strike of "BATHURST / PAID / AU 25 / 1859 / GAMBIA" circular datestamp in red on reverse; carred by "S.S. Ethiopie" via Liverpool and London with "London / Paid" cds (Sept 15) in red on obverse and "11" pence in manuscript paid (10 d. per ½ ounce due to London, 1 d. for local charge). The envelope with slight edge wer and torn on front panel but of considerable rarity.
Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas