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Lot# 3604 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3604 Victoria

    1880 (Jan): Stamp Duty £ 100, Die Proof in black and grey-black engraved on thick buff card paper by Charles Jackson of Sands & MacDougall, later lithographed. Illustrated in 'Stamps of Victoria' by Geoff Kellow RDP on page 249. Slightly stained and mall fault at base but of great scarcity: the only example in private hands, the other being housed in the Royal Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. R. W. Purves, RL, Zurich, 27 Nov 1980, lot 2281.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF