1840 (May 7) Wrapper sent within London with 1840 1d intense black pl.1a AJ-AK horizontal pair with fine to very large margins, neatly tied to entire by crisp red MCs, reverse with “T.P./Chief Office” handstamp and a red octagonal paid datestamp for the second day of use, a very attractive cover and arguably the finest recorded pair used on this very early May Date
Note: Illustrated in “May Dates” on page 60
Provenance: Ex Durham (1994)
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