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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
Description:

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”.