Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 6174 - 227.-233. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 6174 Kap der Guten Hoffnung

    1883: "Appendix A" and "Appendix B", album page size sheets from the 'Report upon the Adhesive Stamps of the Cape of Good Hope', with Appendix A headed "Stamps printed in Fugitive Ink" showing a strike of the (Alexandria) "BO1" obliterator in black used as a Trial canceller, an uncanclled 1882 1 d. rose-red, another cancelled by the "BO1" and a third example "treated with benzine" in an attempt to remove the cancellation (an evidently successful trial of the inks as the cancel remains but the colour of the stamp has gone). Appendix B with "Stamps printed in "singly fugitive" inks" showing 1882 1 d. rose-red (3), 6 d. lilac (3) and ½ d. black (3) all overprinted CANCELLED in black, with three examples uncancelled, three cancelled in manuscript and "treated with oxidic acid" to remove the pen marks, and three "treated with benzine". A spectacular pair of pages of great rarity.rnrnProvenance: 'Rectangular Issues', Spink, Sept 2007, lot 40.
    Ausruf : 1.200 CHF
    Zuschlag : 1.400 CHF