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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number) 1843 (Nov 28) Wrapper sent within Scotland from Blackshiels with combination franking of 1840 2d blue pl.1 and two 1841 1d red
Lot 50069
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1843 (Nov 28) Wrapper sent within Scotland from Blackshiels to Melrose with 1840 2d blue pl.1 and two 1841 1d red (pl.31 & pl.35) tied by black MCs, text inside mentions that bonds were enclosed hence the 4d rate for up to 2oz, minor faults to stamps but all with 4 margins, missing left side flap, a very scarce combination, cert. RPS (1990)