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lot # 10173 - Great Britain - QV (embossed) 1852

Tuesday Oct 04, 2022 17:00 Europe/London
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An entire letter from Trinity College Cambridge via Birmingham to Enstone, Oxfordshire with a 1d red(removed from top right corner), at Enstone the postmaster added 10d & 1d which are cancelled 278 of Enstone for redirection postage to Geneva, French transit (Calais) & Geneva arrival cds. Noted a part strike of Handsworth on reverse, ‘insufficiently Stamped’ in red, rate marks '1' in black manuscript & '120' in red. The 10d embossed has 4 margins(close at right side) the 1d red has 3 large margins, just trimmed at left side. The recipient is being asked to attend to proceed to his M.A. A lovely item of interest to postal historians & University historians. (image available) {C} [US3] (Start Price / Minimum Bid = £866.40)

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