HUDDERSFIELD. 1 Share. black, seal. No 3874. Folds. Formed 1793 to build a canal from near Huddersfield, in Yorkshire, to the Manchester area, to give a link of great commercial importance across the Pennine Hills, and serving manufacturing districts with poor communications. The 35-km canal was opened in 1811 and remained in operation until 1944. Fine paper and red wax seal.
Date: 1 March 1805
Startprice: € 300