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Lot 70184
Great Britain » The “Quercus” Collection » Distinctive Maltese Cross Cancellations
Price realised
2’800 GBP
Estimate
3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Auction date
Fri 18 Jun 2021 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Wotton-under-Edge: 1840 1d Black pl.5 QI, close to fine margins, tied to 1840 (Feb 14) wrapper from Wotton-under-Edge (Gloucestershire) to London by two strikes of the distinctive Wotton-under-Edge Maltese Cross in black, despatch and arrival bs, very fine and rare example of this distinctive MC, especially contrary to regulations with two strikes, illustrated in Alcock & Holland p.65, listed in R&J p.304, cert. RPS (1993).