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Lot 70130
Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » Distinctive Maltese Cross Cancellations
Price realised
1’500 GBP
Estimate
1’600 – 2’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Alexandria: 1841 1d Red pl.31 TK, just touched at top left, tied to 1843 (Dec 2) wrapper from Alexandria to Dumbarton (Scotland) by distinctive Alexandria Maltese Cross with faint “ALEXANDRIA” s/l hs adjacent, reverse with two Dumbarton ds, no sideflaps, fine and very rare example of this MC, cert. RPS (2010), ex Pickering, illustrated in R&J vol.2 p.184.