Lot 70004

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » May Dates
Estimate: 2’400 – 2’600 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain

May 24th: 1840 1d Black pl.1a DB, fine to good margins, on 1840 (May 24) entire from Manchester to Blackburn (Lancashire) tied by two strikes of a red Maltese Cross, placed at top left which is also contrary to regulations, reverse with despatch ds which neatly opens to display the date, minor soiling, a scarce “May Date” usage on the third Sunday (SG £6’500).