Lot 70001

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » May Dates
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
Sold for GBP 1’500

May 13th: 1840 1d Black pl.1a FA, very good even margins, tied to 1840 (May 13) wrapper from Lynn to Kirkaldy by crisp orange-red MC, placed contrary to regulations at the lower left of the cover with clear Lynn MY 13 / 1840 despatch cds above, reverse with London MY 14 and Edinburgh MY 15 ds, very fine and scarce “May Date” cover, especially so fresh (SG from £3’250).