Lot 80015
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Price realised
4’800 GBP
3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 4 Dec 2020 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1840 Victoria & Albert illustrated envelope printed in gold ink, sent from Edinburgh to Lockerbie (Scotland), red “Paid at Edinburgh” SP.29.1840 cds with a red manuscript “2” alongside, reverse with boxed Dumfries datestamp, wax seal removed, a spectacular example of this very rare Illustrated envelope.

Note: Bodily, Jarvis and Hahn record only five complete used examples this being the only one prepaid in cash.