10c Yellow (116).
Tied by cross cancel and used with 24c Gray Lilac (99),
s.e at left and similarly tied on cover to Singapore,
neat "New Bedford Mass. Oct. 2" circular datestamp also ties 10c stamp, red 1869 London transit, "24" and "1d" credit handstamps, New York and receiving backstamps, slightly reduced at left
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED COVERS WITH THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE TO SINGAPORE.
The cover offered here pays the 34c rate by British Mails via Southampton. The other cover to Singapore bears a single 10c stamp and pays the American Packet rate to Hong Kong, then via British packet to Singapore.
Ex Lafayette. With 1996 P.F. certificate
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