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Lot# 3518 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3518 Victoria

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    1850/53: Half-Length 2 d. brown-lilac, Ham 7th printing, an unused example with trimmed to good margins, of good colour but with minor nick and thin at top, optd. SPECIMEN (Type 10, sans serif 13mm.) in black struck in 1879. Horizontal crease unapparent on face, fresh and very fine with part og. An exceedingly rare stamp: this Specimen type was 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 : 3,200 CHF