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Lot# 3004 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3004 Great Britain

    1840: Mulready 2 d. blue envelope, stereo a198, a used example from London to Shoreham, cancelled by superb strike of London "No. 11" in Maltese Cross in black. Reverse with London despatch cds (Sept 25, 1843) in black. One of the rarest 'Numbers in Cross' and in very fine quality, just 2 examples are recorded with a 2 d. Mulready with the "No. 11" in Cross in the Karl Louis Card Index, this being much the finer of the two Gi = £ 12'000.rnProvenance: Phillips, London, 3 Nov 1988, lot 347.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200.00 CHF