GERMANY, 1889, 10pf Carmine (48; Michel 47).
Horizontal pair, tied by perfectly struck "Kiel-Flensburg Bahnpost, Zug 8, 23 3 92" oval T.P.O. datestamp on cover to Captain Jacobsen of the Bark "Nordenskiold" in Barbados,
care of the Norwegian Swedish Consulate, then forwarded to Savannah Ga.,
red manuscript "London"
crossed out and "deserted
written, violet boxed "Parti, Gone Away" handstamp on reverse, cover eventually returned with boxed "Retour" handstamp, various transit and arrival datestamps incl. London, Barbados, New York, Savannah and Eckernfoerde, Very Fine, a fascinating cover unsuccessfully "chasing" this ship captain around the world
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