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Auction: 23027 - Stamps and Covers of Great Britain
Lot: 2061

Great Britain
Parliamentary Envelopes
House of Lords 1d. envelope, inscribed (Temporary), watermarked letters "...UNN", addressed to Liverpool and with red Crowned circle datestamp of 31 March 1840; clean and immaculate. S.G. PE5, var.

note: A new discovery, not recorded in the listing by Alan Huggins and Edward Klempka "The 1840 pre-paid Parliamentary Envelopes", 2013.

The watermark MUNN 1838 (Castle Rising Mill) is only recorded by the authors on a single 2d. Houses of Parliament envelope in the Cole papers housed in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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