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Auction: 24015 - Stamps and Covers of Great Britain
Lot: 1181

Great Britain
1840 One Penny Black
Plate 5
ML, small to large margins all round, tied to large piece by a superb strike of the distinctive Wotton under Edge Maltese Cross in red, with matching c.d.s. (21 Jan. 1841) alongside; the piece has been refolded. Fine, appealing and very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1992). Specialised AS29ul, £5,500 off cover and £20,000 on cover. Photo

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