Lot 1007
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Price realised
9’000 GBP
8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Auction date
Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)

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