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86-17-02

This wrapper was posted at Cross near Axbridge and 1d. postage was paid as indicated by the manuscript “1” in red and “paid”. The item was carried to Wells, receiving a double arc mark dated 6 March 1846, long after the introduction of the penny adhesive stamps.  The wrapper had a Glastonbury double arc arrival mark applied on 7 March.