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

SKU: JC3322

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Great Britain 1840 1d black, plate 1a, SG2, May Date "31st May (last Sunday)" cover.

An entire letter sent from Loughborough to Leicester on Sunday May 31st bearing a four margin 1840 1d black, plate 1a, lettered "HE" tied by a red Maltese Cross and with Loughborough circular date stamp for "MY 31 1840".

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.

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