GB 1839 SG. Essay

GB 1839 SG. Essay
1839 1d Chalmers Treasury Essay (Type 3, Bates J). Superb essay printed in red on thin white wove watermark "H" paper on complete envelope and cancelled by a Dundee datestamp for "Oct. 7. 39.". Endorsed in manuscript at right with the Treasury number "22799/39". An extremely attractive and rare Treasury competition essay, proposed by James Chalmers of Dundee as "slips" to seal letter sheets. One of only four examples recorded, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. See Spec. Catalogue Vol 1. Pg 6. Ex Durham.

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