Lot# 3985 - Auction 227-233
Provisional Issue / GRI and Value 5½ mm. Apart 1915: 2 s. on 2 m. blue, Setting 5B, a fine unused example with variety "Large "S" in 5 s.", the "S" from a different font, centred slightly to right, of superb appearance with vivid colour and superb large part og. A wonderfully fresh example of this great rarity: Gibbs states, on page 127 of the 1987 handbook "the Large "S" variety may exist but it has not been recorded to date". This being the first and only example recorded. Unique. Cert. BPA (2000) Gi = £ 19'000.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 8,000 CHF
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