GB 1840 SGPE2 Cover

Stock Code: P12304210

1840 1d "Houses of Parliament" Envelope. Very fine used example of this rare parliamentary envelope, addressed to Ipswich and cancelled by a London "PAID" Crowned circle datestamp for MR.3.1840. Endorsed at left and on reverse "Fitzroy Kelly" the Member of Parliament for Cambridge. Light archive crease at top nevertheless a very presentable example. Parliamentary envelopes were only valid for postage from the Inauguration of the penny post (Jan 10th 1840) until the Issue of the penny black and Mulready envelope (May 6th 1840). Spec. PE2b.


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