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Lot# 4553 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 4553 Great Britain

    1841: 2 d. blue on blued paper, pl. 3, lettered KH, a used example with good margins all round, scissor cut in margin only at base, neatly tied to 1843 cover from London to Preston (Horrocks Miller correspondence) by good strike of London "No. 12" in Maltese Cross in black. The stamp shows a complete horizontal guideline running though the value tablet at base and the H square. Reverse with London despatch cds (Nov 17) and double arc Preston arrival (Nov 18) in dull blue. Scarce and attractive cover Gi E1vl = £ 1`600.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF