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Lot 50032
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
Price realised
800 GBP
Estimate
1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date
Fri 13 Dec 2019 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1840 (May 8) Entire from Reading to Croydon, written between Quaker friends, with 1840 1d black pl.2 FC, fine to large margins, tied by a neat red MC contrary to regulations at the left-hand side of an entire, reverse with Reading cds for MY.8.1840 and a London transit cds for the following day, attractive and very scarce early “May date” 1d black cover, cert. Brandon (2000)