GB 1840 SGME3/2 Pl.1a Penny Black on a 2d Mulready prepaying the 4d rate
Stock Code: G1454894
1840 2d Mulready Lettersheet Stereo a105. Superb used example sent from Whitchurch, Hampshire to London uprated with two four margin 1d blacks Pl.1a lettered FC & FD both neatly tied by crisp red MC's, another strike cancelling Brittania with a "Sutton Scotney/ Penny Post" receiving office handstamp alongside. Backstamped with a Whitchurch, Hants dispatch datestamp for MY.15.1840. (The tenth official day of use) and a London arrival cds for the following day. Minor reinforced tear at foot nevertheless a magnificent "May Date" 2d mulready which is undoubtedly one of the finest uprated mulreadies extant. A spectacular exhibition piece. ME3var. 1991 BPA Cert. Ex Atkinson.
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