1856 CRIMEAN WAR MAIL TO IRELAND WITH 1D PL.196 (SG22) X 3 WITH TWO SUPERB STRIKES 'OXO' CANCELLATION. Fine envelope from the Crimea to 'F. B. Lt. George Esq, Provincial Bank, Athlone Ireland' with three examples die 1 1d pl.196 with the much scarcer S.C.14 perforation (SG22) lettered KB KC and LC cancelled two superb strikes of the Crimean 'OXO' cancellation. LC slight perforation imperfections, all stamps showing MISPLACED CHECK LETTERS in letter squares. On reverse light strike BRITISH ARMY/POST-OFFICE date stamp FE 25 1856, Dublin date stamp MR 6 1856 and ATHLONE receiver MR 6 1856. Fine and attractive usage. (Ref 122790).