Lot 50094 – Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved

1868 Envelope sent registered from Leap (Ireland)

1868 Envelope sent registered from Leap (Ireland) bearing ten 1864 1d red pl.81 (in block of 8 and pair) and twelve from pl.97 (in strip of 11 and single), also 1867 1s green pl.4 (trimmed perfs), a total of 2s 10d, likely paying 7 times the 4d rate at 2s 4d plus the same for registration, hence the ms “1/10” to be paid, some minor stamp faults to be expected from such a huge franking, tied by “482” diamonds, with all the usual registered and transit markings, spectacular and unique franking Provenance: Willcocks, “Emerald” and “Severn”
Estimate 200 – 300 GBP
Auction date Wed 24 Jun 2015 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for GBP 650