India 1832 (20 Jun) “RAJPOOTANA/H.Pt.Pd.” scarce Giles 6 on fl to Murshidabad with “Double Half postage” in manuscript.
Half postage was a privileged rate. The postal charges for a 1 tola letter from Rajpootana to Murshidabad was 6as. Due to the weight of the letter, double half postage of 12as was charged
SG Giles 6 Cat - Scott Type Cover