GB 1840 SGPE3b Pre-Stamp

Stock Code: G1564225

1840 2d "Houses of Parliament" Envelope. Very fine used example of this rare parliamentary envelope, addressed to Manchester and cancelled by a London "PAID" Crowned circle datestamp for FE.13.1840. Parliamentary envelope were only validforpostage from the Inauguration of the penny post (Jan 10th 1840) until the Issue of the penny black and Mulready envelope (May 6th 1840). A superb example of this very rare envelope of which only four or five are known.


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