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Lot 50001

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Auction date: Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: British Empire
Sold for GBP 260
Description:

1839 John Dickinson 1d envelope essay in yellow-buff, inscribed “LONDON / VR / DISTRICT POST” and “ONE PENNY / NOT TO EXCEED / VR / ONE OUNCE”, some minor tone spots, a fine example of this submitted proposal for a prepaid envelope, unusual in unfolded condition