1853 DIE I PLATE 161 LETTERED QA STATES I AND II (SG8) STATE II SHOWS FINE RE-ENTRY. 1853 envelope (slightly reduced at right) Birmingham to Warwick with good used 1d plate 161 with four fine margins (small surface scuff) in STATE ONE cancelled '75' of Birmingham and back stamped BIRMINGHAM JY 21 1853. MATCHED with an example in STATE TWO OF THE PLATE, just touched at right otherwise close to enormous margins cancelled '498' of Manchester and showing VERY FINE RE-ENTRY marks in upper squares. Both show Q VERY MISPLACED. A very scarce matched pair. (Ref 48250).