lot # 5092 - europe Great Britain
1840: 1 d. black, pl. 10, lettered AD, a large even margined used example on 1841 cover, no side flaps, from Oldham to London tied by fine strike of Manchester "Fishtail" Maltese Cross in black. OLDHAM circular handstamp in red at left, reverse with Manchester cds (March 18) in red and London arrival of the following day. Listed in Rockoff & Jackson on page 195. A very rare and fine usage Gi = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Collection "Victoria", RL, London, 19 Nov 1974, lot 207; Spink, London, 11 June 1997, lot 97.
Michel Catalogue 294: Great Britain