Lot 1074
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Price realised
2’200 – 2’800 GBP
Auction date
Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1840 1d Black pl.8 FF, state 1, fine to huge margins, on 1841 (Feb 7) wrapper from Totton (Devon) to London, tied by crisp strike of “Totton / Penny Post” hs and a faint strike of a red Maltese Cross, reverse with “SOUTHAMPTON / FE 7 1841 / PY POST” hs and London arrival, a very rare combination of MC and Penny Post hs used as a cancel, cert. Mike Jackson (2016).