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Saturday, February 09, 2013

Privately printed registry label used in 1886!

 

 

006a

 

006


Luxembourg-Ville [IV],
30 May 1886 [11:00-noon],
Transit Luxembourg-Gare,
30 May 1886 [5:00-6:00 pm],
Transit London, England,
31 May, 1886, to
Gosport, England,
1 June 1886
 

007

 

Ant. Berger’s red Recommandé label, used here in 1886, anticipated those used today in countries such as Belgium.

The socked-on-the-nose cancel is also special.  The cover is addressed to a member of the Royal Irish Rifles.

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