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Lot# 3011 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3011 Great Britain

    1840: 1 d. black, Plate 9, lettered AF, an unused example in an intense shade, good margins all round and showing the vertical guide line in the right hand star, applied to an early prototype envelope internally inscribed under flap with Royal Coat of Arms and "No. 342, June 23rd, 1840 / Registered by WILLIAM PONSFORD, of Dalby / Terrace, London / Manufactured by MARC LA RIVIERE, Hackney" in black, addressed to Pall Mall but not sent. Most unusual and rare Gi AS56.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF