1864 'THE ALLIANCE NATIONAL' PRINTED ENVELOPE USED IN LONDON. Good example of this scarce envelope, slight creasing, used within London with 1d pl.92 (SG43) lettered QD tied fine London 'WC5' numeral. At left very fine printed emblem and imprint of 'THE ALLIANCE NATIONAL/LAND BUILDING AND INVESTMENT COMPANY LIMITED'. On front London 'M/W/D/A' circular Inspector's mark in red with various London date stamps on reverse September 1864. Fine usage. (Ref 117921).