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Worldwide & Great Britain - Mar 2020

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

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    Lot 1233

    POSTAL REFORMS - RARE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT PRESENTATION MULREADY PROOF GIVEN BY ROWLAND HILL - c.April 1840 proof on India paper of the Mulready front design only (light tone spots and a few minor holes along the folds, small part of the lower right corner well away from the printed design is missing), accompanied by "Downing St, May 29th '40" covering letter from Rowland Hill to George Brightman Jnr "I have great pleasure in enclosing a proof impression of the Stamped Cover as your request." and wrapper that apparently had stored the proof with endorsement 'Proof of the original penny Stamped Envelope given me by Mr R Hill'. Exhibition centrepiece demonstrating the birth of postal stationery and a stunning association example of this rare proof.

    Estimate: £25000

    Worldwide & Great Britain - Mar 2020, Lot 1233

    POSTAL REFORMS - RARE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT PRESENTATION MULREADY PROOF GIVEN BY ROWLAND HILL - c.April 1840 proof on India paper of the Mulready front design only (light tone spots and a few minor holes along the folds, small part of the lower right corner well away from the printed design is missing), accompanied by "Downing St, May 29th '40" covering letter from Rowland Hill to George Brightman Jnr "I have great pleasure in enclosing a proof impression of the Stamped Cover as your request." and wrapper that apparently had stored the proof with endorsement 'Proof of the original penny Stamped Envelope given me by Mr R Hill'. Exhibition centrepiece demonstrating the birth of postal stationery and a stunning association example of this rare proof.

    Estimate: £25000 ×