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Lot# 4552 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4552 Great Britain

    1841: 1 d. red-brown on blued paper, lettered BF, a used example with ample to large margins all round and showing portions of adjoining stamps at right and at left, used on 1843 entire letter from London to Sheffield tied by bold strike of London "No. 12" in Maltese Cross in black. Despatch datestamp on reverse (July 21) and Sheffield arrival both in black. Tiny closed tear at top of entire not affecting the superb appearance Gi B1ul = £ 1`400.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF