GB 1840 SGME4,2 Pl.6 Cover with a 1d late fee paid by a penny black
Stock Code: P13408426
1840 2d Mulready Envelope (Forme 1, Stereo a210). Very fine used example sent from London to Salop, uprated with a three margin 1d black Pl.6 paying an additional 1d "late fee" charge, both neatly cancelled by red MC's. Backstamped with a London Lombard St. datestamp for JA.11.1841. Some peripheral faults nevertheless a spectacular and extremely rare uprated franking, one of only two such recorded combinations of a 2d Mulready and a single 1d black. Ex. Grunin & "Mayflower" 1998 BPA Cert.
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