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Lot# 3510 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3510 Victoria

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    1850/53: Halfength 3 d. blue, Ham 4th printing, an unused example with trimmed margins but large margin at base, of good colour, optd. SPECIMEN (Type 10, sans serif 13mm.) in black struck in 1879. Horizontal crease at base unapparent on face, fresh and very fine with large part og. An exceedingly rare stamp: this Specimen type applied to just 5 examples, this being the sole example in private hands outside the one in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Cert. Ceremuga (2018).rnrnProvenance: Collection Rod Perry, DF, 16-21 Nov 1987, ex lot 20047.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF