GB 1841 SG8 Pl.20, 22 Cover - York distinctive MC

Stock Code: P212010854

1841 1d Red Brown Pl.22. Very fine used four margin example lettered IG, neatly tied to a clean entire by a very fine strike of the distinctive York MC with a blue 'Micklegate/York' handstamp at left. York AU.26.1842 datestamp on reverse. Superb contents discussing the posting of live leeches! 'you may send me 200 best spotted pond leeches, good size and healthy by post. The last lot you sent me were not healthy and bled a great deal'.
Offered with a second cover for comparison dated OC.17.1842 bearing a four margin 1d red brown Pl.20 cancelled by the normal MC. A most unusual and superb pair of covers.

$2,759.18*

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GB 1841 SG8 Pl.20, 22 Cover - York distinctive MC - $2,759.18*

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