SG5. 1849 (May).
Cover, per "Princess Royal" to Calcutta, bearing 2d Deep blue, Earliest Impression (position 5), with gorgeous colour and massive margins. "MAURITIUS POST OFFICE" (Kanai IC-6) c.d.s. on the front and back, and "CALCUTTA 7 JUNE 49" (arrival) backstamp.
Note;- The letter missed the sailing of the "Catherine Orpen", and was held for six days to be sent by the next available vessel, the "Princess Royal".
David Brandon and B.P.A. Certificates.
Extremely Rare and Magnificent.