Lot# 3999 - Auction 218-221
Lot# : 3999
1882/1901: IR Official £ 1 brown-lilac, wmk. Orbs, lettered R-D, a superb used example of excellent centering and colour, cancelled by two strikes of Telegraphic '346' oval handstamps in black. A delightful usage, exceptional and very rare. Cert. PESA/APS (1985), BPA (2008) Gi = £ 40'000.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 19-20 Feb 1940, lot 223.rnrnNote: The Karl Louis register records just 13 used examples of this rarity, three (lettered MD, OD, RD) show the '346' oval handstamp of which this stamp is the finest.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 23,000 CHF
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