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Lot 1091

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Auction date: Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: Great Britain Specialised Online Auction
Catalog: Great Britain & British Empire
Sold for GBP 3’600
Description:

1841 (17 Mar) entire from London to Doncaster bearing 1840 2d. blue, HL, Pl. 1, with huge margins neatly tied by black Maltese cross, , the cover “Turned” and re used from Leeds to Doncaster (4 Apr) bearing an 1841 1d. red neatly tied by a fine strike of the distinctive Leeds Maltese cross in black; fine and very rare. An unusual usage, as the cover was originally prepaid at the 1 oz rate and subsequently reused at a single 1d. R.P.S. Certificate (2003)