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cover MH-NJ block of six, margins all round, on large entire addressed to Manchester, tied by fine light strikes of the orange-red Cross and showing "CHESTER" double-arc datestamp of 9 May 1840 at lower-right in the same colour, the address panel inscribed "under 3 Ozs" in manuscript; the block with a few negligible wrinkles (possibly natural), the cover slightly refolded and with filing folds but well clear of the adhesives. A spectacular combination of multiple and early May date. A stunning exhibition item. B.P.A. Certificate (2001). Photo
cover MH-NJ block of six, margins all round, on large entire addressed to Manchester, tied by fine light strikes of the orange-red Cross and showing "CHESTER" double-arc datestamp of 9 May 1840 at lower-right in the same colour, the address panel inscribed "under 3 Ozs" in manuscript; the block with a few negligible wrinkles (possibly natural), the cover slightly refolded and with filing folds but well clear of the adhesives. A spectacular combination of multiple and early May date. A stunning exhibition item. B.P.A. Certificate (2001). Photo

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cover MH-NJ block of six, margins all round, on large entire addressed to Manchester, tied by fine light strikes of the orange-red Cross and showing "CHESTER" double-arc datestamp of 9 May 1840 at lower-right in the same colour, the address panel inscribed "under 3 Ozs" in manuscript; the block with a few negligible wrinkles (possibly natural), the cover slightly refolded and with filing folds but well clear of the adhesives. A spectacular combination of multiple and early May date. A stunning exhibition item. B.P.A. Certificate (2001). Photo
Provenance
"Victoria", 1975
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