A good 1874 cover from THURLES to Melbourne, Australia. Franked with a strip of three 3d Rose from plate 12 lettered KJ, KK, KL and cancelled by 3x THURLES duplex ‘FE 18/1874’. M/s ‘via Brindisi’. Back-stamped JOHNSTOWN ‘FE 18/1874′ and MELBOURNE AP 7/74’. Cover trimmed at right . Slit open on two sides.