8 May 1997
cover R.W. Hume: Envelope number 1 "Britannia seated on egg", state 5(?), un-numbered, inscribed "Patent Safety Letter Slips" and "Comic Envelopes sold by R. W Hume, Leith", side flaps as state 5 with steamship at left and a steam engine and carriage at right, but with additional illustration of a building and trees at left, and cows in a field at right; fine unused and rare. This envelope is not recorded in "British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century"
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