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Lot# 1554 - Auction 244-249

  • Lot# : 1554 Great Britain

    1840: Mulready 1 d. black letter-sheet, Stereo A54, a used example from Leamington to Ramsgate cancelled by fine Maltese Cross in red with reverse, opening well for display, showing LEAMINGTON double arc cds in black (May 10, 1840 - the first 'Sunday' date) and London transit cds in red (May 11). Vertical file fold but extremely rare: unrecorded in 'May Dates' by Mike Jackson.rnrnProvenance: Grosvenor, London, 26 May 2004, lot 1874.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold