British East Africa

Ref: P5074
  • £5500.00

1895 cover to England with a B.E.A. ½ a in combination with two India overprinted 1a’s correctly paying the 2½a rate, tied by MOMBASA 21 DEC 95 squared circle cancels. A Redhill Station Office JA JAN 13 96 arrival cancel is on the back. The cover was written by Mary Rachel Gedge, C.M.S. Mission at Freretown. A very rare correctly rated mixed franking issue cover.