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Lot No. 1990

Auction No. 30
Category Great Britain
    Commonwealth & Foreign
Est. $900
Status SOLD $900



1840 1d black & 2d blue QV, 2d die proof & cover on written up page titled "Black & Blue". Comprises 1d black with 4 margins & used by indistinct black Maltese Cross plus one on cover with touching to close margins with crisp black MC pmk & neighbouring "TP Moorgate St" h/s - this being the "Two Pence Paid" instruction mark which was being experimented at the time. Also an 1840 2d blue horizontal pair with light black MC & clear margins all round just touching at lower left. A 2d blue die proof with the 1841 - white line added & the corner letter panels blank. The latter being SG DP50b, Cat. "from £600" & seldom seen. A useful group with a cat. of close to £3000. (4 items)


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