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Lot# 3045 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3045 Great Britain

    1841: 1 d. red-brown on blued paper, lettered SH, a used example with ample to large margins all round and showing portions of adjoining stamps at right and at left, used on 1843 cover from London to Aberdeen tied by bold strike of London "No. 2" in Maltese Cross in black. Struck with circular TOO LATE / G.P.O. in black on obverse and fancy framed TOO LATE on reverse alongside despatch datestamp (Nov 13) in red and Aberdeen arrival (Nov 15) struck in black. Superb and scarce Gi B1ub = £ 550.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF