Lot 1016
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black « May Dates »
Prix réalisé
5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Date de vente
Tue 21 Sep 2021 at 11:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1840 (May 7) Entire from London to Bath bearing a 1d black, HD plate 2, clear to large margins, portion of the adjoining stamp at base, well tied by a red Maltese Cross, two London backstamps, one clearly dated MY 7, the other with unclear day but possibly MY 6?, a little splitting to upper fold. A very scarce second day use, ex Robson Lowe sale 1948 (Sep 29 auction, lot 122), with ‘Basel’ Expert Certificate (2003, signed by Bach & Eichele).