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Great Britain 3 Pence Minimum Bid:120.00 EUR (via Stamps)

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Great Britain – Postal stationery, 1877, 1 penny, 2 items as additional franking on 1/2 P. postal stationery postcard from London to Germany. Scarce use one postal stationery postcard abroad to the letter postage, because these the Universal Postel Union directions as card not yet corresponded!

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 Great Britain  1931 

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Great Britain

1940, 1 d black, plate 4, D-J (slightly cut into at right, otherwise wide margins), tied with red Maltese Cross to entire letter from ”BIRMINGHAM NO 11 1840” to Aix La Chapelle in Rhenish Prussia with dated delivery marking on reverse. The entire was posted in birmingham on 11. Nov. 1840 and forwarded to London. The Foreign Branch Office marked ”Postage not Paid” in ms. placed a red handstamp ”Returned for … Postage” at upper left and added “1/10” for a letter of 1/ ounce from London to Prussia to be collected from the sender. The letter was then returned to Birmingham arriving 13 Nov. 1840. The missing postage was then collected indicated by the red “PAID 14 NO 1840” handstamp, tied by two Maltese Crosses in slightly different shades of red, the second strike may have been applied either in London or in Birmingham when the missing postage had been collected. A very rare usage of a 1840, 1 d black on cover to a foreign destination especially from beyond London., Cert. K.-A. Louis BPP

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Letter, Cover, Great Britain, 1840, 1d black. Letters NE, full even margins, tied by red Maltese cross cancel on 1d Mulready envelope addressed to Suffolk, reverse with partial Wollpit cds; small part of backflap missing from wax seal removal and central file fold not affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate. Scott No. 1. SG No. 2; Estimate $300 – 400.

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