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Lot# 5151 - Auction 227-233

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    Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. bright blue on blued paper, wmk. pos. 1, the famous used block of fifteen (5 x 3), with large margins at top and at right, just shaved on the other two sides, of fine fresh colour and each stamp individually cancelled by target handstamps in black. Minor corner and vertical creases and cleaned of staining but a most attractive multiple of great rarity. Cert. BPA (1994).rnrnProvenance: Collection Alfred H. Caspary, Harmers, June 1958, lot 811; Collection R.A.G. Lea, RL, June 1994, lot 2116.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF