MALTA 1879 SG17 Cover

Stock Code: P190013374

1879 (JA 28) cover to Cospicua, franked at upper left by 1863-81 ½d "yellow", wmk CC, perf 14 x 12½, 21st printing, tied by very fine complete code 'A' duplex. A fine and desirable cover, considered by Smith to be "the earliest definite recorded date of use" of the 21st printing (invoiced in London 14 Jan 1879), although the distinction in shade is rather subtle. Ex R.C.B. Smith (no. 100575 - Spink 9/12/2009, lot 215).


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