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Great Britain 1840 1d black, plate 1a, SG2

SKU JC3321

Great Britain 1840 1d black, plate 1a, SG2, May Date "17th May (Sunday)" cover.

An entire letter sent from Burton to Kendal on Sunday May 17th and franked with a four margin 1840 1d black, plate 1a, lettered "IK" tied by a red Maltese Cross and with Burton 17.5.40 datestamp.

A very attractive Sunday May date penny black cover benefiting from the datestamp on the front of the cover making it perfect for display purposes.

A beautiful exhibition quality display cover bearing the world's first postage stamp marking the dawn of prepaid postage and spawning a communications revolution.

Accompanied with a 1992 British Philatelic Association (BPA) Certificate of Authenticity.

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