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Lot# 3511 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3511 Victoria

    Lithographed by Thomas Ham 1851 (June): Half-Length 1 d. bright pinky red, Third State, fifth printing, 'White Veil', the wonderful unused block of ten from the top of the sheet with full margin at top, large margins on other three sides, some minor ironed bends, pinhole and a tiny thin otherwise in a near perfect state of preservation with large part original gum. Illustrated in 'Stamps of Victoria' by Geoff Kellow RDP on colour plate 3. A great rarity of exceptional provenance for the connoisseur of classic philately Gi = £ 22'500+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Baron Philipp von Ferrary, sale 8, Paris, 7-9 Nov 1923, lot 421.rn                        Collection Arthur Hind, Harmers, London, 2-4 July 1934, lot 500.rn                        Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 11 Feb 1964, lot 537.rn                        Collection John R. Boker, Harmers, London, 14 April 1981, lot 118.
    Starting bid : 10,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 21,000 CHF