GB SG.86 9d Cover HISTORIC LETTER re *QUEEN IN MOURNING* 2d Blue 1862 Italy 237b
GB QV SG.86 Cover HISTORIC LETTER re *QUEEN VICTORIA IN MOURNING* February 1862 Rome Italy 11d Rate 2d Blue & 9d Bistre (Plate 2) 237b
GREAT USAGE of 9d Bistre (Plate 2) which alone has SG.Cat £1,200 on cover. Historic Entire Letter which refers to QEEN VICTORIA in DEEP MOURNING at BALMORAL CASTLE. Note PRINCE ALBERT died on 14th December 1861, just 2 months prior to the writing of this letter. Rare & attractive combination with 2d Blue Plate 9. Fine for an item of this type & period. Please look at all the scans to help form your own opinion.