Lot# 5152 - Auction 227-233
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. blue, wmk. pos. 4, the error of watermark "20" for "10", a fine used example with large margins all round and showing portions of adjoining stamps at base and at right, cancelled in black. An exceptionally fine example of this great rarity of which but 8 are recorded: believed to be the finest known example. Signed A. Diena. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1997) Gi. 32c = £ 3'000/Scott = $ 5'200.rnrnProvenance: Collection Count Welczek; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 966.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,000 CHF
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