lot # 5012 - europe Great Britain
1840: 1 d. grey black, worn plate, pl. 1a, lettered AE, just touched at lower left, otherwise very large margins, tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 entire from Manchester dated "May 11 1840" inside to Shropshire; and second cover with 1 d. black, pl. 2, lettered NF, good to large margins, centrally cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross but not tied to cover to Saxmundham, backstamped at Bungay (27 May 1840) Gi. = £5'250.
Michel Catalogue 294: Great Britain