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Lot 1004

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Auction date: Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Great Britain Specialised Online Auction
Catalog: Great Britain & British Empire
Time left: 1d 20h 59m 54s before pre-bidding ends
Description:
1840 (Jul 3) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 1 stereo A1, with “Economical Life” advertisement inside, sent from London to Portsmouth and neatly cancelled by a crisp London “8” Maltese Cross, addressed to a Lieut. Bunce serving on HMS “Tyne”, however the ship had sailed and the letter was forwarded free of charge to Cork to catch up with the ship, backstamped with London, Portsmouth, Dublin and Cork date stamps for JY. 3-7 1840, a most unusual and rare usage (SG Spec. MA32ac).