24c Purple (153).
Pastel shade (typical of grilled 24c, but we cannot find grill points), used with pair 10c Brown, H. Grill (139),
tied by circle of wedges cancels, red "Boston Paid Dec. 18" (1873) circular datestamp on buff cover to Ahmednugger, India,
red crayon "36/2" double-rate credit with "2", red London Paid transit datestamp (Dec. 30), Sea Post Office and receiving backstamps, cover has been cleaned and markings "touched up" as described on accompanying certificate, Fine appearing use paying double the 22c rate by British Mail via Southampton, from the Bissell correspondence, with 1987 P.F. certificate
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