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Paul Fraser Collectibles

Great Britain SG5 2d blue cover

£9,500.00

Great Britain SG5 2d blue cover

JC226

£9,500.00

1840 2d Blue (MK) Plate 1 on Post Office Form from William Wordsworth.1840 2d Blue plate 1 MK large margins placed diagonally (perhaps suggesting a kiss) and tied by a superb red Maltese Cross in an orange vermilion shade on printed invoice headed Postage Stamps in the hand and signed by William Wordsworth. Posted in Amble on Christmas Eve 1840 to Mrs. Hannah Backhouse Postmistress of Kendal. Blue Ambleside circular date stamp on reverse. William Wordsworth (1770-1850) Poet Laureate (from 1843) was distributor of stamps for the County of Westmorland until 1842. A stunning and unique piece of philatelic history.