Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 4523 - 284.-290. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 4523 Grossbritannien

    Rainbow Trials 1840 (May): Perkins Bacon Rainbow Trial sheet of twelve subjects (4 x 3), State 1, printed in deep blue on stout wove white paper, watermarked with small part of double lined letters 'HARRIS TREMETT' at base. Each Trial impression with ragged waxed top right hand corner missing (the grooves on the Plate were filled with wax and thus failed to print) and without the Corner Lettering. One or two contemporary ink fingerprints on reverse otherwise a lovely sheet, of marvellous rich colour and appearance and the engraving of wonderful depth and clarity. A great rarity for the connoisseur of classical philately Gi = £ 50'000.rnProvenance: DF, Zurich, 3-8 Nov 1996, lot 21954; Harmers, London, 28 Aug 2003, lot 476.
    Ausruf : 6.000 CHF
    Zuschlag : 18.000 CHF