lot # 1561 - europe Great Britain
1840: 1 d. black, Plate 2, lettered JF, a used example with good to large margins all round, neatly tied to small piece by Maltese Cross in red; at left Maltese Cross datestamp clearly dated "6 MY 6 / 1840" in black (first Official day of issue) and framed Glasgow arrival datestamp (May 8) in black. The adhesive with small trace of re-entry in the base of the North West square. A very rare usage of Plate 2 on Day of Issue Gi AS15k.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 16-17 July 1936, lot 13.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas