Great Britain 1882 ARABI REBELLION Military Cover & Letter from the MALTA Return Journey

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(7 October 1882) British Army cover franked with 2&1/2d blue (Plate 22), tied by MALTA OC 82 A25 duplex, to Abergele, North Wales, with contents from Arthur Sandbach, written on board the SS Oxenholm during the return journey from Egypt, discussing their train journey from Alexandria, noting "our orders are for Malta...we have no distinct orders yet for Aldershot, but we shall not get these till we arrive at Portsmouth..." Full transcript included. A SCARCE ARABI REBELLION COVER, EX-SANDBACH CORRESPONDENCE. See a fulsome write-up here.