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Lot 0264
DESCRIPTION: Folded letter sheet with Great Britain #1 Penny Black tied by black Maltese cross cancel. No contents. The two-line red T.P. Cornhill stands for Two Penny, for the 2d London Post prior to the introduction of the Uniform Post rate in December 1839. The cancels continued being used after that date, but not to denote 2d post. Cornhill is also a location in London between Threadneedle Street and Lombard Street. It is near the Royal Exchange and becomes Leadenhall Street. CONDITION: Cover is creased with toning. Stamp has good margins on 3 sides; cuts into design on the right.

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Great Britian Penny Black on Cover

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 23, 2018