Lot 70037

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1840 1d Black
Estimate: 550 – 750 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
Sold for GBP 500

1840 1d Black pl.6 KI, good to huge margins, tied to 1840 (Aug 16) envelope to Hamilton (Scotland) tied by red Maltese Cross, redirected to Saltcoats with ms “1” and then to the Isle of Arran with further 1840 1d black pl.2 CE, fine to large margins cancelled by crisp red MC, reverse with Edinburgh and Hamilton ds, flaps opened, edge splits reinforced internally by tape, a characterful cover, cert. BPA (2011).