Lot 2694 -
** PLATE 1a - VERY RARE "FIRST SUNDAY" COVER - 10 May 1840 env. (light toning, light creases inc. just through the corner of the stamp) to Edinburgh franked with 1d black FA (double letter F) plate 1a, four margins, tied by light and crisp red MX, part London Chief Office evening duty cds on the back clearly dated the 10th and clear "MAY/11 M/1840" Edin. morning duty cds. Recorded and part illustrated on pages 120/1 of May Dates (only 19 recorded for the first Sunday); ex HR Harmers Feb. 1938 ....
Currently GBP 4,200
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