Lot 1021
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Price realised
1’900 – 2’500 GBP
Auction date
Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1840 1d Black pl.1a DB, fine to good margins, on 1840 (May 24) entire from Manchester to Blackburn (Lancashire) tied by two strikes of a red Maltese Cross, placed at top left which is also contrary to regulations, reverse with despatch ds which neatly opens to display the date, minor soiling, a scarce “May Date” usage on the third Sunday (SG £6’500).