Sunday, 20 June 2021

Pensford "001." 3VOS cancels on 1884 letter to France

The envelope below from Pensford to France in November 1884 bears multiple "001." 3-bar vertical oval cancels.  This cancel was issued to Pensford on 21st September 1878 and is recorded used from March 1883 to August 1886.  The envelope is franked with 2½d of stamps, that being the UPU overseas rate from 1st July 1875.

 The envelope has an impressed address of "FARMBOROUGH RECTORY, BATH" on the reverse.  Farmborough is about four miles from Pensford.

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