Lot 70049

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1840 2d Blue
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
Sold for GBP 1’800

1840 2d Steel Blue pl.1 EA left marginal showing partial inscription “ent.”, with fine to very large margins elsewhere, on 1841 (Aug 11) printed “Stamp Revenue” wrapper from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dublin (Ireland), reverse with despatch and arrival ds, missing a sideflap, a very rare example of a marginal 1840 2d on cover, ex Pickering and “Wellington”.