1849 ”PUSILAWE POST-.../(p.p./12 Jan.ry 1849)” circled h/s in black with ”p.p.” (postage paid) and date in m/s (Proud D2) on reverse of folded cover to Edinburgh via Southampton, also with ”KANDY STEAMER-LETTER” c.d.s. and red arrival datestamps alongside, good. A SCARCE PROVISIONAL POSTMARK FROM PUSSELAWA.
1885 28c. on 32c. slate used on cover from Nuwara Eliya to Leeds, England via Colombo, tied by numeral ”45” in oval of bars (Proud K3) and date 'Sept 28th' in m/s, small ”NUWARA ELLIA/SP 28/85/PAID” despatch c.d.s. (Proud PD5) alongside, Colombo transit and Leeds '22 Oct 85' arrival datestamps on the reverse.