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Lot 70068

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » 1841 1d Red
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
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Description:

1841 1d Red pl.10 HJ, fine to good margins, tied to 1841 (Oct) entire from Burgh le Marsh (datelined Skegness, Lincolnshire) to Carlisle by crisp Maltese Cross, placed contrary to regulations at top left with Burgh UDC adjacent, cancelled at the Spilsby office with further strike of the MC adjacent (typical for Spilsby but contrary to common practice) and despatch on reverse, Carlisle arrival, fine and very attractive cover, ex “Durham”, illustrated in R&J vol.2 pp.250-254.