Lot 70051 – 1840 2d Blue pl.1 JL on 1840 1d Mulready wrapper tied by red MC with Britannia cancelled contrary to regulations by Saltcoats boxed despatch ds
Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1840 2d Blue
3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:1840 2d Blue pl.1 JL, just cut into at lower right, on 1840 (Aug 25) 1d Mulready wrapper from Saltcoats (Scotland) to London, tied by red Maltese Cross with Britannia cancelled contrary to regulations by Saltcoats boxed despatch ds, with faint ms “1” at left for the 4d rate, reverse with further despatch and arrival cds, some staining, still an impressive uprated Mulready, illustrated in R&J vol.3 p.546, cert. Mike Jackson (2014).
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