lot # 1495 - europe Great Britain
1862: 4 d. plate 3, OA, bright red and 9d. bistre, plate 2, AF, both ovpt. SPECIMEN and attached to Postal Notice from the G.P.O. London to inform 'Postmasters who obliterate stamps' about the new issue. The 9 d. with corner fault at lower left, the Postal Notice with minor tears and usual creasing, otherwise fresh, only a handful recorded.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS