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Great Britain - Oct. 2023

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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    Lot 16

    POSTAL REFORMS - HOUSE OF COMMONS 1d ENVELOPE - RARE REDIRECTED USAGE WITH EXETER "1[d]" MANUSCRIPT CHARGE: 20 Mar. 1840 usage of the "To be posted at the House of Commons only. Post Paid.--ONE PENNY.--Weight not to exceed ½oz" envelope (Huggins & Klempka Type-EHC1bb; ink marks affect address) to a judge (?) on the "Western Circuit" having a very fine Red London Crowned "PAID/+" Official mail datestamp on the front. Signed at lower left by "R.M. Milnes". Most unusually redirected from "EXETER" (cds) to "Temple, London" with black manuscript "1" postage due marking. Only a handful of redirected Parliamentary Envelopes have been recorded & only two have postage due markings (the other being a House of Lords envelope with More to Pay markings). [Ex Maximus 1970 & ex Chartwell, lot 7 realised £1,700 + BP.] Important Postage Due usage. Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL, PARLIAMENTARY MAIL, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY

    Estimate: £1500
    Realised: £1800

    Great Britain - Oct. 2023, Lot 16

    POSTAL REFORMS - HOUSE OF COMMONS 1d ENVELOPE - RARE REDIRECTED USAGE WITH EXETER "1[d]" MANUSCRIPT CHARGE: 20 Mar. 1840 usage of the "To be posted at the House of Commons only. Post Paid.--ONE PENNY.--Weight not to exceed ½oz" envelope (Huggins & Klempka Type-EHC1bb; ink marks affect address) to a judge (?) on the "Western Circuit" having a very fine Red London Crowned "PAID/+" Official mail datestamp on the front. Signed at lower left by "R.M. Milnes". Most unusually redirected from "EXETER" (cds) to "Temple, London" with black manuscript "1" postage due marking. Only a handful of redirected Parliamentary Envelopes have been recorded & only two have postage due markings (the other being a House of Lords envelope with More to Pay markings). [Ex Maximus 1970 & ex Chartwell, lot 7 realised £1,700 + BP.] Important Postage Due usage. Cross Reference : OFFICIAL MAIL, PARLIAMENTARY MAIL, LONDON POSTAL HISTORY

    Estimate: £1500  Realised: £1800 ×