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Lot# 6130 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 6130 Cape of Good Hope

    De La Rue Printing 1863/64: 1 s. bright emerald-green, an unused block of eight, with clear to large margins all round, corner marginal with TAGE of POSTAGE in watermark, of wonderful fresh colour, usual minor gum creasing  and corner crease not affecting the delightful appearance, large part og. Almost certainly adjoining the Sir Maxwell Joseph block of eight (lot 1128, thereafter Indhusophon lot 1093), a splendid and lovely multiple Gi = £ 5'200+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, Nov 1962, lot 152.rn                   Collection Maria de la Queillerie, Harmers, May 1970, lot 322.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000 CHF