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  • Lot# : 4505 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 7, lettered JH, touched to fine margins, used as seal on reverse of 1840 Spooner's Mulready caricature number 4, "Write, Write, Writing", addressed from Tenbury to the Dowager Duchess of Marlborough at Blenheim, Woodstock, tied by red Maltese Cross. Centrally struck on front of caricature with double arc 'Tenbury' despatch cds (Dec 10) in red. The stamp initially torn from the envelope and sensibly reaffixed, treated to reduce toning but displays well and extraordinarily rare. Cert. BPA (2019).
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF