The Unique 1841 White Registered wrapper Ex Willcocks Ex Holyoake



SKU: M245758

1841 (May 11th) White wrapper used to carry a Registered Letter from London to Bedwin with London H/11 MY 11/1841 circular datestamp and BEDWIN undated circle on the inside and MARLBOROUGH/MY12/1841 transit circular datestamp on reverse. Believed to be the only recorded example of the emergency usage of white paper for what should have been Green Wrappers for Registered Inland Mail after the start of the new system on January 6th 1841. Ex Martin Willcocks June 1999 (lot 1089 Sold for 9410 pounds inc premium) Ex Alan Holyoake RDP FRPSL Grand Prix Collection of British and International Registered Mail