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Lot 70094

Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » Change of Cancellation Ink
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Auction date: Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Great Britain
Sold for GBP 450
Description:

1840 (Jun1): 1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a JI, fine to very good margins, tied to 1840 (Jun 1) piece by complete watery black Maltese Cross with indistinct receiving house hs adjacent in same colour, plus Glasgow despatch and Edinburgh arrival, very fine and very early unofficial early use of black ink and rare as such, see R&J vol.1 p.13, cert. BPA (2006).