Great Britain 1840 1d black Wotton Under Edge cover. SG2

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Penny Black (CA) Fantastic Wotton-under-Edge distinctive Maltese Cross on Cover.

1840 One Penny Black Plate V (Initialled: CA) slightly cut into at lower left but showing portions of adjoining stamp at top and right tied by a superb strike of the distinctive Wotton-under-Edge distinctive Maltese Cross to entire letter (lower flap missing).

Addressed to Monmouth dated 1 April 1841 red arrival date stamp on front and superb wotton-under-edge on the reverse.

Fine and one of the finest strikes of this most distinctive Maltese Cross cancellation on a Penny Black.

Provenance Robson Lowe Sale May 1953 literature Recorded in Rockoff and Jackson page 305.

Catalogued at £25,000.

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