GB PENNY BLACK Cover *Jarrow Penny Post* Cancel 1841 Durham Local c£28,000 115d
SG.Spec A1yb Cat £28,000. Note two crossed strikes of the script type *Jarrow/Penny Post" in red-brown tying fine Four Margin 1d Black Plate 5 (OG) to ENTIRE LETTER headed "Jarrow 20th February 1841". RARE as a cancellation thus on LOCAL DELIVERY to Hebburn (Durham village 4 miles WSW of South Shields). JARROW is 5 miles WSW of South Shields. No markings or Maltese Cross of South Shields applied in transit confirms local delivery. Additional light vertical strike of the Penny Post below the postage stamp. Three strikes in total! Collectors handstamp/Expertisation mark "WK&Co." on address panel. Typical letter filing crease well clear of SG.2. Overall Fine for an item of this type & period. No hidden faults. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion.