Lot 370Sierra Leone, 1884, Queen Victoria, 4d brown, Crown CA watermark, cancelled by barred "B31", red "Sierra Leone Paid MR 10 85" backstamp on cover to Erie Penn., red Liverpool Br. Packet (3.30) transit, New York Paid All (4.12) backstamp, accompanied by original letter on "Flagship Lancaster" stationery, fascinating contents to parents regarding travels to Gibraltar, Tangier, Santa Cruz (Canary Is.) and onwards to Liberia and Congo, mentions the locals, West India Regiment and low cost of fruits, Very Fine. SG No. 33.
Scott No. 30 Estimate $300 - 400.