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Auction: 19011 - The 'Lionheart' Collection of Great Britain and British Empire - Part IX
Lot: 1

(x) Great Britain
1840 1d. grey-black Plate XI, MD, three clear margins, cut into the frameline at the lower-right corner tied by black Maltese Cross on cover from Carlisle to Shropshire with carlisle april 2 1841 backstamp . A quite presentable example of the rarest plate on cover with very early third month of issue usage. Sismondo Certificate. S.G. 3, £19,000. Photo

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