Lot 1007

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Auction date: Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Great Britain Specialised Online Auction
Catalog: Great Britain & British Empire
Current bid: 7500.00 GBP
Time left: 1d 21h 8m 40s before pre-bidding ends

1840 (Ju 12) Southgate Caricature envelope No 1 “The pick Pocket” addressed to The Palace/ Hampton Court, bearing a 1d. black pl. 2, FL, at lower left neatly cancelled by red Maltese cross, the reverse flaps bearing a 1d. black GL used as a seal and torn in half when opening the envelope; a great rarity which demonstrates even in June there was still misconception of how to use the postage labels correctly. B.P.A. Certificate (2020)

Ex Robson Lowe sale, 1966

W.H. Harrison Cripps, 1972

Gaetano Vullo, 2003