Ref: 13172
  • £350.00

1857 wreck of the R.M.S.S. Emeu envelope addressed to Scotland franked by two 6d imperforate adhesives tied barred numeral '49' Contemporary mss endorsement "Sept 5/.57" at bottom left. 'HEATHCOTE VICTORIA' oval d/s on the reverse 'SE 8 ' The Emue was grounded on the Guttal El Bunna reef in the red sea on the 22nd October 1857 and the mail removed. 'LONDON PAID' c.d.s. 'DE 7 1857' struck on the front in red.