SG2a,3. 1859 (4 April).
3d Deep red 'Biscet' and 6d Yellow.
Beautiful clean neat cover from Chatham to London bearing 3d Deep red ('Bisect') with exceptionally large margins on the frame sides and 6d Yellow with large margins on three sides and just touching outer frame line at top, tied by very fine 'Chatham' barred ovals in blue. Manuscript 'PAID' in red and "LONDON AP 19 59 PAID' arrival handstamp on the front. Also, light red circular "7 1/2d Cy" accountancy handstamp. On the reverse, 'CHATHAM AP 4 1859' (dispatch) handstamp in blue and 'SACKVILLE AP 9 1859' (transit) in black.
David Brandon Certificate.
Rare and Exceptional Quality. Lovely 7 1/2d Rate Cover to Great Britain.