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Lot# 3022 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3022 Great Britain

    1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 2, lettered CB-CD, a used horizontal strip of three with good to large margins all round and portions of adjoining stamps at top, of fine fresh colour, neatly tied to sextuple rate large part cover from London to Sheffield by fine strikes of the Maltese Cross in red, unusual on this Plate. Reverse with London despatch cds (Oct 12, 1840) in black. Attractive and rare Gi DS8f = £ 5'250.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF