Destination Mail – Tunisia

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Population (approx. in 1900): 1,900,000
Destination Scarcity: 2/5
Rate: 2½d (single UPU rate)

1891 (Aug 21) Cover from Manchester to Tunis with 1881 1d lilac die II vertical pair and 1887 1/2d vermilion, underpaid with British “T/25” and Tunisian “percevoir” hs and franked with 50c of Tunisian postage dues

History: Corinphila 24th April 2012 lot 901 realised 240SFr plus commission

1894 Cover sent registered from London to Tunis with 1887 1½d and 3d tied by Gracechurch St. registered oval ds

History: For sale on Ebay for £65

~12 (me)1895 (Oct) Entire from London to Tunis with 1887 2½d tied by Charing Cross squared circle ds, “FORWARDED BY / COUTTS & Co.” / LONDON” cachet at lower left, Marseille and Tunis arrival bs

1897 (Mar 11) Envelope from London to Tunis with 1887 2½d pair tied by South Kensington duplexes, Tunis arrival backstamp

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