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Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1646

Great Britain
1841-53 One Penny Red-Brown
Plate 24: AF, large margins, tied to entire letter to Ashby-de-la-Zouch by a superb strike of the Coventry distinctive Maltese Cross and with framed "No. 3" alongside, Coventry c.d.s. of 28 May 1843 on the reverse; horizontal filing fold, fine. With dramatic contents regarding mining ".... I want to consult you upon affairs of the most vital importance to the colliery. Something very speedily must be done on the colliery - or we shall have no colliery at all - we shall be doomed....". Photo

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