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2016-11-16
Worldwide Stamps and Covers, Featuring The Weinberg Inventory
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3014, Great Britain - Victoria IssuesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Pale Blue (2a; SG 6), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Pale Blue (2a; SG 6)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Pale Blue (2a; SG 6). Plate 1, lettered B-A to B-L, complete row of twelve stamps divided into two horizontal strips of six (paying the 2sh double rate up to one ounce), strips with varying margins, tied by bold Maltese Crosses on 1841 (18 June) folded cover from Liverpool to New York, red "Boston/SHIP/July 3/Ms." circular datestamp adjacent, manuscript U.S. internal rate of “77” cents for distance of 151 to 400 miles plus 2 cents landing fee, origin double-ring datestamp on reverse, endorsed "Britannia Steamer 12 June 1841", lower strip lifted and re-affixed to its original position

VERY FINE AND STUNNING. A SPECTACULAR 2-SHILLING DOUBLE RATE TRANS-ATLANTIC COVER BEARING TWELVE EXAMPLES OF THE 1840 2-PENCE PALE BLUE. THOUGHT TO BE THE HIGHEST RECORDED 1840 TWO PENCE FRANKING FOR A COVER SENT ABROAD. A COVER PERFECT FOR EXHIBITION.

Ex Hunt, Shaida, Pichai and Gross. Signed Enzo Diena. With 1998 RPS certificate.

E. 40,000-50,000
30,000
Foreign (non-U.S.)
British Commonwealth
Great Britain
Great Britain
2009-06-13
2009 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 973, Lot Number 327, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Argentina thru G.B.)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Pale Blue (2 var; SG 6), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Pale Blue (2 var; SG 6)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Pale Blue (2 var; SG 6). Horizontal strip of five and four singles, Plate 1, margins to in, tied by red Maltese Cross cancels on folded letter datelined "Dublin 7 Septr. 1840" and addressed to Berlin, Germany, red "SE 9, 40" diamond backstamp, also Sept. 11 transit and Sept. 14 receiving oval datestamp, red ms. "4" silbergroschen credit, red ms. "9-3/4" rate marking, two G.B. Penny Blacks missing and with pair from Plate 5 added to the cover

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USAGE OF THE GREAT BRITAIN 2-PENCE BLUE, COMPRISING A STRIP OF FIVE AND THREE SINGLES, ON A FOLDED LETTER FROM DUBLIN TO BERLIN.

With 1978 R.P.S. certificate

E. 7,500-10,000
6,000
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