1839 NEW CROSS MANCHESTER 2-line on 2d rate entire to Royal Hospital Chelsea
FREE with crown and "T.P./Rate 2D" on front; interesting marks on reverse
This is an interesting entire sent to the Registrar at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London in 1839. On the front is a red FREE with crown, and black "T.P/Rate 2D". On the reverse is red two-line NEW CROSS/MANCHESTER - the town office of the penny post - and red MANCHESTER cds. Good condition.