U.S.A./MALTA – ZANTE COVER TO BOSTON WITH MALTA “P. EYNAUD…

U.S.A./MALTA – ZANTE COVER TO BOSTON WITH MALTA “P. EYNAUD & CO.” BLUE OVAL F.A.C., ETC.; Remarkable 14 Mar. 1846 EL (some sellotape on flap and inside does not detract) from “Zante” to “Boston, U.S.” routed “Via Marseilles” with fine Malta black “P-F/[2/-]” in oval overlapping a partial “MALTA/PAID” cds (17 Mar.; matching cds on flap) on the front along with a very fine fancy oval “Received and Forwarded/by/P. EYNAUD & Co./Malta” at top left (part overstruck by Liverpool transit d.s.) with London transit “PAID” cds (26 Mar.) and fair red arc “SHIP/6” arrival charge. Rare transatlantic routing. (Estimate 300 GBP)

(via Philasearch.com – Ionian Islands Pre-philately)

http://ift.tt/2rB6WoU Club June 15, 2017 at 11:00PM

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