GB 1840 SG2 Pl.2 Penny Black cover to France
Stock Code: P13410754
1840 Overseas mail. A spectacular 10d rate franking to Bordeaux, France prepaid with ten 1d blacks from Pl.2. QC-QE strip of three, QF and QG singles and QI-QL Strip of four. Just touched in a couple of places but mainly good to large margins, each stamp neatly tied by red MC's, four stamps additionally tied by a red Calais transit cds for JU.3.1840. Originally sent from Manchester the cover is backstamped in Manchester, London, Paris and Bordeaux for JU.1-4.1840. A spectacular cover and the only recorded 10d franking to France with the full postage paid by 1d Blacks. Ex. "Daisy" Grand Prix Collection & "Mayflower". 1996 BPA Cert.
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