1857 DIE 2 PL.40 PALE ROSE ON TRANSITIONAL PAPER (SPEC C9)(LG) ON COVER. 1857 envelope Bedale (Yorks) to York with a fine 1d pl. 40 in a nice pale rose shade on cream toned paper (Spec C9) lettered LG tied fine "60" numeral of Bedale. Back stamped BEDALE AU 29 1857. Scarce plate in the transitional printing. RPS Cert 214492. (Ref 73153).