FPB44A. BFPO Commemorates the Crimean War 1854 – 56 The British Forces Post Office at Constantinople January 1855

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A First Day Cover commissioned to commemorate the Crimean war. The image on the cover shows the British Forces Post Office at Constantinople in January 1885. It was taken from a sketch made by an artist of the Illustrated London News.

A set of 6 stamps “150th Anniversary of the Crimean War” has been cancelled by the unique BFPS 2814 Special Handstamp entitled “The Crimean War – 150th Anniversary of British Involvement – Expedition to Kerch 25 May 1855”.