1831 Irish PH Waterford to Naples Disinfected Mail Cholera Outbreak PAID
A very good 1831 Irish lettersheet - full description below. A very good 1831 Irish lettersheet to Naples, Italy. Sent from Waterford where there was a cholera outbreak. This consisted splashing, immersing of dipping in vinegar, also piercing with a chisel to ensure that the interior of the letter was also disinfected. Discolouration and four chisel marks from this process are clearly visible. WATERFORD CDS'WATERFORD/10/JY/1831', s/l t/s'PONT BEAUVOISIN', red s/l'ANGLETTERE' and PAID tombstone'F/PAID/15JY15/1831'. Fascinating piece of postal history. Many more interesting items over the next few weeks. Come see us at a Fair - check out our dates above and on our site. And enter the search term in the box, or use the index on the HOME PAGE.
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The item "1831 Irish PH Waterford to Naples Disinfected Mail Cholera Outbreak PAID" is in sale since Friday, April 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Stamps\Great Britain\Covers\Pre-Stamp". The seller is "pennyblack1" and is located in Dorset. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Ireland
- Year of Issue: Up to 1840
- Quality: Used
- Cancellation Type: Handstamped
- Grade: VG (Very Good)
- Denomination: 2/11
- Era: Victoria (1837-1901)