1845 MAIL HURSLEY (HANTS) TO HARTFORD BRIDGE WITH 'HURSLEY/PENNY POST' HAND STAMP (HA607). Envelope, missing flap on reverse, from Hursley to 'Revd. C. Dyson, Dogmersfield Rectory, Hartford Bridge' written by John Keble, founder of Keble College Oxford, with fine 1d (SG8) lettered OC, four very close but clear margins and tied light strike '888' numeral of Winchester. Alongside good to fine strike 'Hursley/Penny Post' hand stamp in black (HA607). On reverse HARTFORD-BRIDGE date stamp AP 14 1845. (Ref 125269).