Great Britain 1840 2d blue combination usage with 1841 1d red-brown

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Great Britain 1840 2d blue and 1841 1d red-brown combination cover

The finest known of all 2d blue and 1d red combination usages and unique as the only cover known with the 1841 1d red-brown plate 1b CE and CK, SGDS6, AS6.

The letter was sent on April 28th 1841 from Cork to Dublin with two stamps re-affixed after becoming loose and the cover has been unfolded at the left.

An exceptional unique piece from early GB philatelic history.

Provenance: Ex. "Mayflower" Grand Prix Collection.

Accompanied with a 1996 independent certificate of authenticity from the Royal Philatelic Society (RPS).

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