Lot 70029

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1840 1d Black
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
Sold for GBP 1’200

1840 1d Black pl.4 MJ, close to very good margins, tied to 1840 (Jul) wrapper from Brighton to London by light Maltese Cross in a mixture of red and black inks (presumably by mistake by the postal clerk), as is the despatch bs, further struck on arrival in London by red “tombstone” ds, with Brighton “PD 1” oval hs below, a very fine and eye-catching franking, cert. Mike Jackson (2014).