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Los 80040 – Iconic Penny Black Cover to a Foreign Destination – 1840 Cover from Ireland to HAMBURG with two 1840 1d black blocks of four

Los 80040 – Iconic Penny Black Cover to a Foreign Destination – 1840 Cover from Ireland to HAMBURG with two 1840 1d black blocks of four
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Realisierter Preis
Unverkauft
Schätzung
100’000 – 120’000 GBP
Auktionsdatum
Fr. 4 Dez 2020 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Beschreibung

Iconic Penny Black Cover to a Foreign Destination

1840 (Aug 27) Wrapper from Limerick, Ireland, to HAMBURG with two 1840 1d black blocks of four paying the 8d rate, tied by red MCs, endorsed „Per Packet from Hull“, reverse with Limerick and Dublin ds, red „Hull Ship Letter“ and „Schiffsbrief-Post / Hamburg“ arrival cds, a stunning exhibition item, the only known such franking with two blocks of four Penny Blacks, one of the most famous and iconic covers of GB

Provenance: Ex Atkinson, Craveri, Shaida & Gross

Expertise: Cert. BPA (1990)

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