CEYLON 1891 GORDON HIGHLANDERS FORCES COVER TO SCOTLAND

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  • Item Category: Stamps
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 18, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House
CEYLON 1891 (12 APRIL) COVER FROM A PRIVATE WITH THE 1ST GORDON HIGHLANDERS TO HIS WIFE IN ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND FRANKED 5C (STANLEY GIBBONS NUMBER 195), TIED BY BARRED CANCEL WITH COLOMBO CDS ALONGSIDE. COUNTER-SIGNED BY A LIEUTENANT-COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT AT BOTTOM LEFT. ABERDEEN ARRIVAL OF 4 MAY REVERSE. TWO FILING PUNCH-HOLES AT LEFT, REDUCED W CUT OPEN AT TOP, SLIGHT HINGE REMNANTS & LIGHT AGING BUT A SCARCE MILITARY ITEM FROM THIS ORIGINATION.

*POSTAGE INSIDE THE UK IS CHARGED AT $1.50 FOR ORDINARY POST (CERTIFICATE OF POSTING OBTAINED), AT $2.50 FOR RECORDED DELIVERY POST & $8.50 FOR SPECIAL DELIVERY POST.

*POSTAGE TO EUROPE IS CHARGED AT $2.25 FOR ORDINARY UNINSURED AIRMAIL & AT $3.25 TO THE REST OF THE WORLD FOR ORDINARY UNINSURED AIRMAIL. SENDINGS ABROAD BY THIS METHOD ARE BY NECESSITY AT THE PURCHASER'S RISK AS NO COMPENSATION IS AVAILABLE FROM THE BRITISH POST OFFICE IN THE EVENT OF LOSS OR DAMAGE IN TRANSIT. WE DO OBTAIN CERTIFICATES OF POSTING IN RELATION TO EVERY SENDING.

*FULLY INSURED INTERNATIONAL SIGNED FOR POST IS AVAILABLE AT A TOTAL COST OF $8.75 OR $12.50 DEPENDING ON THE VALUE OF THE CONSIGNMENT INSIDE EUROPE & $9.50 OR $13.25 AGAIN DEPENDING ON VALUE TO THE REST OF THE WORLD.

*WE ALWAYS COMBINE SHIPPING COSTS FOR MULTIPLE PURCHASERS. T WILL RARELY BE ANY INCREASE IN OUR
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