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Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1567

Great Britain
1840 Mulready
One Penny Envelopes
A149 used to York, dated 1842 (12 April), central dark blue Maltese Cross cancellation and with matching Preston c.d.s. on the reverse; a trifle soiled but fine and rare. Mike Jackson Certificate (2019). Specialised ME2, £35,000. Photo

Rockoff & Jackson record many covers from Preston described as having various shades of blue Maltese Crosses from Feb. 1843 to 1844, but they record no examples of a Mulready obliterated at Preston.

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