Great Britain 1841 1d Red brown Plate 19, SG8.
A very fine used good to large four margin example lettered IG, neatly tied to a printed entire by a distinctive Welshpool Maltese Cross, sent from Welshpool to Churchstoke and backstamped accordingly by a Welshpool dispatch datestamp for UJ.2.1842.
The printed notice within is a decorative advertisement for the Welshpool Horticultural Society / First Exhibition / to be held on JU.23.1842.
A very attractive and rare cover made an even more interesting piece of early British postal history virtue of its contents.
GB Specialised Catalogue Number: BS24tg.
Accompanied with a 2009 British Philatelic Association (BPA) Certificate of Authenticity.