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Los 30020 – 1840 (Sep 26) Wrapper sent locally within London with 1840 1d grey-black pl.1a FF tied by a crisp strike of an experimental black MC

Los 30020 – 1840 (Sep 26) Wrapper sent locally within London with 1840 1d grey-black pl.1a FF tied by a crisp strike of an experimental black MC
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Realisierter Preis
800 GBP
Schätzung
600 – 800 GBP
Auktionsdatum
Mi. 1 Jul 2020 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Beschreibung

1840 (Sep 26) Wrapper sent locally within London with 1840 1d grey-black pl.1a FF (showing significant plate wear), with fine to very good margins, neatly tied by a crisp strike of an experimental black MC with a „T.P./ PORTUGAL St.“ handstamp alongside, reverse with London Chief Office datestamp, a very attractive cover with this rare usage of the black Maltese Cross

Note: The London District Post began trials using black ink for cancellation on London local post on August 31st 1840, it is very rarely seen on plate 1a.

Provenance: Ex. „Mayflower“

Expertise: Cert. BPA (2010)

Katalog-Referenz: SG 3

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